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February 17, 2012 This year marks the centennial anniversary of a composer and bandleader who lacked neither audacity, volume nor controversy. Here are five songs from the man who called his music "progressive jazz."
William Claxton's cover photo of Sonny Rollins standing in the desert — sporting a cowboy hat, gun holster and humorously knowing look — has only added to Way Out West's classic status.
May 17, 2011 Hear five jazz songs that express Western themes of space, freedom, pioneers and movement.
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