CNY Jazz Central Executive Director, Larry Luttinger, seems to have hit his stride with the NE Jazz & Wine Festival by connecting people's passion for music and wine and presenting it in an urban setting. He will do so again July 25-26 in Clinton Square with the 2014 iteration of the popular event.
Jack Maheu, whose career as a top jazz clarinetist spanned more than 50 years and included many appearances in Upstate New York, died on Aug. 27, 2013, in Ithaca. He was 83 years old. Maheu had suffered a severe stroke in 2006 and had been living at an Ithaca nursing home for the past several years.