Jazz Music News
Read Albert Murray, Writer And Co-Founder Of Jazz At Lincoln Center, Dies
August 19, 2013 – Duke Ellington once described the influential writer and critic as the "unsquarest person I know."
Read Jazz Piano Giant Cedar Walton Dies At 79
Watch George Duke, Legendary Jazz Keyboardist, Dies
Read The 2013 Newport Jazz Festival In GIFs
Read 'A Walking Encyclopedia Of Rhythms': Remembering Steve Berrios
July 29, 2013 – Few had the late Fort Apache Band drummer's intuition for both jazz and Afro-Cuban music.
Read Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' At 50
July 26, 2013 – In 1963, a "theoretical endeavor" offered a new history: one from an African-American perspective.
Read An Improviser Learns The Art Of Patience
Watch Reflections On A Dozen Years With Abbey Lincoln
Watch Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died
Read Jazz Pianist And Pedagogue Mulgrew Miller Dies
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
Read The 'Singing Sound' Of Saxophonist Charles Lloyd
Read 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."