The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday.
Debra Gordon has heard many ways to describe the Village Vanguard, but she likes to compare it to a concert hall that serves bourbon.
Trey Burke made a jumper from the corner as time expired, giving the Utah Jazz a thrilling 102-100 victory Friday night over the New York Knicks, who got an NBA season-high 46 points from Carmelo Anthony.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
From music to dancing, poetry to singing, After Midnight is an hour-and-a-half designed to mesmerize your ears and delight your eyes.
Since its debut 10 years ago, the NYC Winter Jazzfest has expanded its number of performance nearly fivefold.
These days you can hear jazz just about every night of the week, in famous venues like Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, the Standard, and the Village Vanguard. Or you can catch a show at a more intimate, more unusual venue.
Jim Hall, one of the leading jazz guitarists of the modern era, whose subtle technique, lyrical sound and introspective approach strongly influenced younger proteges such as Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell, died early Tuesday at age 83, his wife said.
Brook Lopez scored a game-high 27 points, Deron Williams had 10 points and eight assists and the Brooklyn Nets ended their four-game losing streak to the Utah Jazz with a 104-88 victory Tuesday night.
The youth band is slated to start in September.
The 40 Years of Jazz “Fame” Concert is being held to honor Justin DiDioccio, who started the school’s jazz program and helped lay the framework for all other high school jazz programs.
The soul music star, who has sold 14 million albums worldwide, will be the special guest of saxophone player David Murray’s David Murray Big Band.
Russell Gloyd, Brubeck’s manager, says he died Wednesday morning of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday.
It’s the second year in a row for the festival on the green in the center of town.
‘Dreaming in Blue’ begins on May 26 and features 14 bands – with the musicians who played with the legendary trumpet player.