As a performer, composer, educator, media host, and advocate, Billy Taylor built a boulevard of jazz for listeners around the world to travel.
A look back at musical look-backs from the past year.
Mary Lou Williams' extended work will be performed in its entirety by a large ensemble for the first time since 1945.
Tony Curtis and SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, CTI reissues coming, the Coltrane album that got you started, a film about Vince Guaraldi, and more.
The convergence of two stellar events: the birth of John Coltrane and the beginning of autumn.
A new book examines the bandleader and composer's life in the historical context of his times.
Programs from the Night Lights archives featuring live performances, a signal year, and Thelonious Monk.
A young Dennis Hopper, that is, as a curious sailor who meets a most unusual lady at a jazz club in the 1961 movie NIGHT TIDE.
The New York Times reports that the reissue label is in talks with the National Jazz Museum to release music from the William Savory collection on CD.
Abbey Lincoln personified the soul of jazz; Herman Leonard caught it with his camera.