Famed songwriter Hoagy Carmichael was born in Bloomington, Indiana on Nov. 22, 1899. His contributions to jazz music helped put Bloomington on the map.
Steve Zegree is well known for his vocal jazz ensemble Gold Company.
Two Indiana University faculty members, a jazz musician and a sound historian, have been nominated for Grammy awards.
Indiana native and jazz great Freddie Hubbard died Monday in California.. WFIU’s Daniel Robison has more.