Jazz Music News
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."
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
Read 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
Read A Brief History Of Jazz Education, Pt. 2
Watch Austin Peralta: A Young Prodigy's Search, Cut Short
November 29, 2012 – The death of 22-year-old pianist prematurely ended a rapidly expanding career.
Read Pete La Roca, Top Post-Bop Jazz Drummer, Has Died