Lane, UO harmonize for festival No. 9; Jazz-fusion band headlines event

Splashy cymbals and smooth melodies filled the ninth annual Oregon Jazz Festival Jan. 24 and 25. For nine years, Lane and the University of Oregon have collaborated for this event. Festival directors Ron Bertucci and Steve...

Shake, shimmy and swing

Track Town Swing volunteers, teachers, and dance-attendees get together for a group photo near the end of Saturday night’s social dance. The social dances are a monthly event that are open to the...

Dancing for a cause

Dance Northwest’s Down 4 It 2018: The Final Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at Lane Community College’s Ragozzino Performance Hall. The concert will be the finale of a...

‘Just like heaven’

TheXplodingboys’ bassist, Michelle Pecchia finds her groove during her band’s performance at Old Nick’s Pub. The band performed The Cure’s 1985 album “The Head on the Door” in its entirety, as well as...

Renowned pianist plays at Ragozzino; Musical authority melds classical European and traditional African music

Dr. William Chapman Nyaho’s May 9 recital showcased material from composers of African descent. The concert was put on by the Lane Diversity Department in collaboration with the Black Student Union whose members ushered during...

Jazz bands strut their stuff; Music students perform for an enthusiastic audience

If the Lane Jazz Combos show was any indication, the future of jazz is alive and well. The nearly full Blue Door Theatre hosted four student jazz combos displaying their skills June 3. Each group...

Modern ‘maniacs’ honor masters; Instructors demonstrate professional piano skills

In an effort to raise money for Lane music program scholarships, Lane instructor Barbara Myrick has brought Piano Mania back to the stage. Everything from classical to jazz to contemporary music will be played on...

Sol Seed shines at Cozmic

On April 11 at Cozmic in Eugene, there was a full house for the CD release party from locally based reggae-fusion band Sol Seed. Their soulful, spiritually uplifting, deeply rhythmic grooves seamlessly blend classic...