Jim Hall

Jim Hall, left, performs with Ron Carter. (credit: theartofjazzguitar.blogspot.com)

Jazz Guitar Great Jim Hall Dead At 83

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.


Eugene Palmer (handout)

Suspected Killer To Impact Weekend Outdoor Activities At Harriman

Harriman State Park is vast – roughly 45,000 acres. It’s impossible close down completely. But murder suspect Eugene Palmer is thought to be hiding in the woods.


LaGuardia Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Critics Blast Proposal That Would Put Garbage Transfer Station Near LaGuardia

Aviation and wildlife experts took turns taking shots at Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration. Former NTSB chairman Jim Hall said the transfer station is sure to be a bird magnet.


Bear Mountain Inn - Bear Mountain, NY (file / credit: Bear Mountain Inn)

Bear Mountain Inn Reopens Friday

Gone from a New York mountain retreat are the hideous decor additions of the 1970s – the mirrored walls and turquoise formica.