The music and story of a bandleader from Terre Haute, Indiana who helped shape the sound of modern jazz.
Bill Evans is one of the most influential pianists in jazz history, renowned for his lyrically seductive style. His early recordings reveal a different sound.
Terry Teachout's column about an NEA survey sets off another discussion about the health of jazz. Whatever its size, the jazz audience's passion remains keen.
Centennial Prez tributes are rolling in from all over this morning, and Night Lights and Afterglow pay homage as well.
Chris Connor, a vo-cool singer and one of the last living vocalist links to the big band era, has passed away at the age of 81.