From Brooklyn to Africa and back again, Randy Weston has made his mark as a composer.
A convergence of grief, memory and music for Memorial Day.
Join Loren Schoenberg for some music from one of the greatest finds in the history of jazz—a treasure trove of broadcasts from the golden age of swing.
Jazz fans are known for their religious-like zeal, but in the 1960s jazz sometimes became a PART of religion, providing the soundtrack for church ceremonies.
Scott LaFaro lived only 25 years. His influence as a revolutionary jazz bassist has lasted 50 years and counting.
Harold Mabern's musically impeccable credentials as a first-rate soloist, accompanist, and writer go all the way back to the golden age of hardbop.
If you’re searching jazz history for important women instrumentalists, then stop and take note any time you come across the name of guitarist Mary Osborne.
As cultural changes gained momentum in the 1960s, a generation of women artists made their way through a jazz world that had long been resistant to their aims.
A musical tribute to the man who gave us "Moody's Mood for Love" and so much more, spanning his bebop origins to his later recordings.
Langston Hughes, songwriter? The celebrated African-American author wrote numerous songs, recorded by Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, Gary Bartz, and others.