A bitchin' brew of hardbop, fusion, vocal, and hot-swinging jazz.
More of the full-length Night Lights interview with historian Michael McGerr about extended jazz works that depict the history of black America.
Duke Ellington, Oliver Nelson, John Carter, and Wynton Marsalis all undertook a weighty artistic task--to represent the history of African-Americans in music.
A look back at musical look-backs from the past year.
A new remembrance of Henry Grimes' 2003 return to jazz, Herbie Hancock's latest, and more.
A journey deep into the heart of a state's musical heritage.