Jazz Music News
Read The Creators Of Jazz Appreciation Month Start Celebrating
April 9, 2013 – Drummer Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez and pianist Randy Weston donated items to the Smithsonian.
Watch How Norway Funds A Thriving Jazz Scene
Read Bebo Valdés, Giant Of Cuban Music, Is Dead
Listen The 'Singing Sound' Of Saxophonist Charles Lloyd
Listen Tadd Dameron, A Jazz Master With A 'Lyrical Grace'
March 9, 2013 – A new biography shines a light on the too-brief life of the man known as "The Architect of Bop."
Watch Remembering Donald Byrd, Jazz Trumpeter Who Spanned Generations
February 11, 2013 – Byrd helped to develop hard bop jazz, and his funkier recordings shaped black pop music for years.
Watch Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator
Listen Remembering Butch Morris, The Man Who Conducted Improvisation
January 30, 2013 – With a wide variety of musicians, he pioneered a system of spontaneous arranging called Conduction.
Read Butch Morris, Jazz Bandleader And Conductor, Dies