High School Performer Katherine Hepburn to Record Live Album at Kerrytown Concert House

High School Performer Katherine Hepburn to Record Live Album at Kerrytown Concert House

Eva Rosenfeld and Josh Goodman
December 19, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music, Student Arts

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Why 1989 Gets the Musical and Moral Thumbs-Up

Why 1989 Gets the Musical and Moral Thumbs-Up

Maggie Mihaylova
December 17, 2014
Filed under Essential Music Reviews, Music

Oct. 27. My finger hovered above the play button, knowing that I was about to indulge myself in what could turn out to be a huge disappointment or a serious success. Taylor Swift’s first pop album. 1989. The 13 tracks range from slow and pulsing to upbeat and powerful. Some of the more... Read more »

Brother Ali Spreads Message of Love, Life and a Liberal Agenda at Ann Arbor Show

Brother Ali Spreads Message of Love, Life and a Liberal Agenda at Ann Arbor Show

November 18, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music

It had been nearly an hour since the doors opened at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, MI, on Nov. 11, when MaLLy walked on the stage. MaLLy, the host, hypeman and opening act for Brother Ali’s Tuesday night performance on the Home Away from Home tour brought the stage to life with complex rhyme schemes... Read more »

Psychedelic Engine: A rising Community band

Psychedelic Engine: A rising Community band

Sean Kiel-Locey, Staff
November 13, 2014
Filed under A & E, Life, Music, Student Arts, Student Life

Community High School has always promoted self-expression, as you can see from any of the wonderful murals covering the building’s halls. While there are many types of self-expression, Alex Hughes, a sophomore at Community, chose music. Hughes, 16, began loving music at age nine, ever since Hughes... Read more »

The Jazz New York City Trio, Tri-Fi Plays at Community High, Oct. 3

The Jazz New York City Trio, Tri-Fi Plays at Community High, Oct. 3

Taylor Tucker-Gray
October 3, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music

Community Students Amaze Audience with Final Concert at the Ark

Community Students Amaze Audience with Final Concert at the Ark

Erez Dessel
May 20, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music, Student Arts

The winds are whipping down main street, the clouds are an ominous slate-grey, and downtown, the populace are cowering inside of the local retail stores. No, this isn’t the opening scene of a horror movie, it’s simply the day of the CHS end-of-the-year jazz concert at the Ark. Forget... Read more »

Live On Washington Preview and Lineup

Dan Metzler
May 9, 2014
Filed under A & E, Music, Student Arts, Student Life, Uncategorized

The second Live On Washington music festival will begin... Read more »

An Afternoon With Michael Weiss

An Afternoon With Michael Weiss

Erez Dessel
April 8, 2014
Filed under Music, School, Student Life

On a Friday afternoon, the last day of school before spring break, the CHS jazz room was unusually filled with students. School was already out, but the students in Community’s jazz program were staying behind for a master class with jazz pianist Michael Weiss, who is currently the pianist... Read more »

Chance The Rapper Takes Hill Auditorium

Chance The Rapper Takes Hill Auditorium

Ryan Michaels
March 27, 2014
Filed under A & E, Front Page, Music

Arguably 2013's biggest breakout rapper took Hill Auditorium by storm last Saturday, and it was a show that provoked fairly passionate reactions, for better and for worse. The 20-year old Chicago native Chance the Rapper gained endless blog attention, considerable critical praise and over a million... Read more »

ALBUM REVIEW: Kid Cudi, “Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon”

ALBUM REVIEW: Kid Cudi, “Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon”

Ryan Michaels
March 24, 2014
Filed under A & E, Category Front Page, Music

There are few vocal talents as haunting as a properly utilized Kid Cudi -- one need only look at the ingenious ways his mentor, Kanye West, has contextualized him on songs like "Gorgeous" and "Guilt Trip" as an achingly, throbbingly open wound of remorse and regret. The closer company Cudi keeps with... Read more »