Freddie Hendrix—combining elements of Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clifford Brown—has emerged as one of the music’s most exciting young trumpet players.
Clarence Alexander Avant, born February 25, 1931, is an American music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer, who also goes by the name of “The Black Godfather”.
Hearing Vince Guaraldi’s beloved score from A Charlie Brown Christmas has become a holiday tradition for many.
Everybody Gets the Blues is jazz pianist Eric Reed‘s strongest statement yet in a lifelong mission to revitalize the gospel roots of jazz.
Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.
With his gruff, gravelly voice, his penchant for hep cat diction, and the serpentine bebop turns of his vocalese creations, the late Eddie Jefferson might not seem the ideal match Continue Reading →
Vocalist / bandleader Keith A. Dames and guitarist Marvin Horne wrap up the Labor Day weekend with two sets of live jazz at the Farafina Café & Lounge Harlem (1813 Continue Reading →