Read Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba
March 5, 2014 – Harris Eisenstadt spent two weeks studying percussion on the island. Here's what he found.
Read Rail, Radio And Booze: A Look At Montreal Jazz History
February 22, 2014 – A free web documentary traces how Oscar Peterson and others thrived in a Canadian nightlife capital.
Read Duke Ellington's Lost Opera, Forever A Work In Progress
February 2, 2014 – When the prolific composer died in 1974, he left one of his most ambitious projects unfinished.
Read A Jazz Elder Becomes A UCLA Professor
Read Winter Jazzfest 2014: Tips Of The Iceberg WBGO
Read Sax Great Jimmy Heath 'Walked With Giants,' And He's Still Here
January 11, 2014 – The 87-year-old has played with and written for everyone, from Bird to Dizzy to Miles.
Read Amiri Baraka's Legacy Both Controversial And Achingly Beautiful
January 9, 2014 – The American poet and playwright, born LeRoi Jones, died on Thursday at the age of 79.
Watch This Expensive Rubber Mat Could Be The Synth Of The Future
January 13, 2014 – The Seaboard's inventor envisioned a keyboard capable of playing the "notes between the keys."
Watch The Drummer Who Invented Jazz's Basic Beat
Watch The Jazz Men And Women We Lost In 2013
Read Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery
December 18, 2013 – In a year of '60s retrospection, jazz critics lauded an 80-year-old who first recorded in 1959.
Read Remembering Jim Hall, A Different Sort Of Guitar God
December 11, 2013 – Musicians like Sonny Rollins, Julian Lage and John Scofield muse on one of the finest to ever strum.
Watch Drummer Chico Hamilton, West Coast Jazz Pioneer, Dies
November 26, 2013 – A linchpin of "cool" jazz, especially with his own '50s and '60s bands, he was 92.
Watch Frank Wess, Basie Woodwind Specialist, Dies
Read A Young Torchbearer Lights The Way For New Orleans Music Students
October 10, 2013 – At 27, Trombone Shorty is already an icon. So the bandleader is nurturing even younger local talent.