The Beatles’ explosive arrival on the American music scene in 1964 shook up the jazz world just as much as it did the rest of America—perhaps even more so.
Ornette Coleman's music shook up a generation of jazz artists, but some of them almost immediately began to play it.
Wynton Marsalis is both respected and scorned as jazz's most prominent spokesperson. Yet in the early '80s, he was seen simply as a brilliant young trumpeter.
This Memorial Day weekend Night Lights pays tribute to departed musicians with another program of jazz elegies.
Why an English rock band seemed to matter so much in the tumultuous year of 1989.
The week's jazz news, including Willis Conover, Creed Taylor and pianloless quartets.
The late Buddy Montgomery was a jazz educator and ardent advocate of jazz. He leaves behind a more than respectable musical legacy.
Can't argue with a single name on that roster. It's particularly satisfying to see Abrams and Holman getting this recognition.
Al Cobine, the noted Indiana bandleader, composer/arranger, and saxophonist, has passed away at the age of 82.
The sounds and stories of the year that changed everything.