Ellington kept his orchestra together in a changing economic landscape, continuing to create memorable music and expanding his compositional horizons.
This summer's Nature Sounds series has staged live musical performances in Bloomington parks in a way that showcases the setting as much as the music.
"Gershwin’s music is not just American, it goes across the entire world." conducor David Bowden
Inspired by acclaimed guitarist and founder of hot jazz, Django Reinhardt, ‘The Double Digits’ perform "Lulu Swing," featuring all acoustic instruments.
Trio talk: trumpeter and IU faculty member Pat Harbison, drummer and bandleader Mitch Shiner, and WFIU's David Brent Johnson discuss the movie "Whiplash."
I was set for music college as a bass,but on the radio there was the countertenor Andreas Scholl and knew that I wanted to sing like that." Timothy Wayne-Wright
In 1957 singer Ella Fitzgerald recorded close to one hundred tracks as her career continued to soar in the wake of signing with Norman Granz’s Verve label.