Virtuosic keyboardist and composer Robert Glasper wants to change our assumptions about jazz music. Though he is a student of the genre with an encyclopedic knowledge of those who have come before him,
When he's not busy on a movie set, Jeff Goldblum owns Wednesday nights in Los Angeles. The actor, known for roles in Hollywood blockbusters and a singular, chin-stroking comic persona, plays piano in jazz
Iconic jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader Herbie Hancock will soon be the namesake of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, NPR reports. Come January 1, the foundation will be renamed the Herbie Institute
Roy Hargrove—the jazz trumpeter to contributed to albums by artists including D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, Common, and so many more—has died, as jazz journalist and Pitchfork contributor Nate Chinen reports.
Somewhere close to midnight last Sunday, the rapper Yasiin Bey tossed his hoodie over a mic stand and hunkered down into a shimmy, tilting forward and leaping back across the tight Blue Note stage, his