Exploring the life and music of an unheralded pianist and composer from the hardbop era.
In the final months of their lives, jazz artists have sometimes made recordings of great power and poignancy.
Jazz interpretations of the many songs that have been written about the City of Light.
Last Friday evening’s Afterglow program, featuring jazz and jazz-vocal interpretations of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein’s songs for the musical Show Boat, is now available for online listening…
Here's an audio snapshot of Max Roach's career.
Ignore the terrrible headline (boy, that’s dignity for ya, after playing certain parts of your southern anatomy off for the past 60 years): Sonny Rollins is back in trio form tomorrow night at Carnegie Hall. The performance will be coupled on CD with Rollins’ debut at Carnegie 50 years ago for a Voice of America concert. In the meantime, a previously…
In honor of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins’ 77th birthday–and his upcoming Carnegie Hall concert—SonnyRollins.com is putting up a track every day from a previously unreleased June 1956 performance of the Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet, featuring Sonny in the tenor spot…
Gryce was a comrade and equal to some of the greatest names in jazz in the 1950s.
Composer and film scorer Victor Young authored some of the most frequently heard melodies in the jazz canon.
We'll hear elegies for Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Sonny Clark, and more.