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BRUCE KLAUBER

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Recent Work

  • Music X 2: Bluegrass music, getting its widest audience ever, headlines benefit here for a zoo giraffe Published 04/08/2010 at 5:04 p.m.

    The musical genre known as bluegrass is a relatively recent stylistic development in musical history, having first come to the fore after World War II. It was and is difficult to define, because, at its core, it combines elements of ...

  • Get blue in Bonita Springs with music fest Published 03/11/2010 at 5:32 p.m.

    There is not a style of instrumental or vocal music that the blues have not touched. There is a universality about it, and that’s likely one of the reasons the Bonita Springs Blues Festival is heading into its fourth year. ...

  • Live: Shelton, Richardson fuse for 'Our Favorite Things' Published 03/11/2010 at 5:07 p.m.

    Jazz pianist Stuart Shelton has probably become the busiest musician — jazz or otherwise — in Naples, appearing somewhere seven nights per week. With his unparalleled technique and dexterity, inventiveness and sense of swing, he has few equals.

  • Bonita Blues Festival returns to banks of Imperial River Published 03/08/2010 at 12:54 a.m.

    There is not a style of instrumental or vocal music that the blues have not touched. There is a universality about it, and that’s likely one of the reasons the Bonita Springs Blues Festival is heading into its fourth year. ...

  • Randy Brecker living his dreams headlining on trumpet Published 01/20/2010 at 9:09 p.m.

    Jazz trumpeter and Grammy winner Randy Brecker, set to appear in concert at the United Church of Christ in Naples on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, is perhaps the most recorded and trumpet player in history, having played in recording sessions ...

  • All that's Jazz: Bob Stone resurrects a swinging sound to nurture high-quality jazz in Naples Published 01/07/2010 at 7:55 p.m.

    Naples could also be listed on the map as one of the nation’s big-band hotbeds of the nation, due in no small part to drummer and bandleader Bob Stone, a local resident whose drums have backed up Lionel Hampton, Tony ...

  • Bobby Gideons playing 48 years strong Published 08/17/2008 at 12:02 a.m.

    In Naples and Marco Island, Bobby Gideons is synonymous to the word piano. Playing continuously for the last 48 years proves his popularity as well as Gideons’ sheer talent and versatility. He knows just about every song ever written and ...

  • Variety is the spice of music Published 04/27/2008 at 12:02 a.m.

    While they don’t sell millions of records or play at Germain Arena, there are a number of impressive, musical and very entertaining rock, variety and cover bands in this area that have devoted followings, and they are busy in or ...

  • Don’t miss self-taught pianist Stu Shelton Published 04/13/2008 at midnight

    When jazz singer Joy Adams and I first visited Naples about eight years ago, the last thing we expected to find was good jazz. After all, our hometown of Philadelphia was the birthplace of dozens of jazz legends, including giants ...

  • Jazz expands with Bob Zottola Published 03/30/2008 at midnight

    Jazz trumpeter Bob Zottola cannot be ignored. Along with his Expandable Jazz Band, he performs at a different venue seven nights a week. And yes, there are nights when Zottola works at more than one locale. This is all for ...

  • Here, jazz is spelled J-E-B-R-Y Published 03/09/2008 at 12:01 a.m.

    Jazz singer Jebry, a.k.a. Judy Branch, the one-time Harry James Big Band singer who was among the first to bring jazz to Naples since she came here 22 years ago, doesn’t have to look for work. Work comes looking for ...

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