Jazz

Nina Simone

As with so many other jazz greats, gospel music and the church would shape Nina Simone’s musical direction. She was difficult to work with at times, …

Vinyl Records

Apparently Sharks Like Jazz Music, Study Finds

These five sharks learned to associate music with food, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Research scientists at Macquarie University Fish Lab in Sydney, …

Cognition

Hear Pianist Benny Green at Work, and in Conversation with An Old Friend, on Jazz Night

Jazz has always been a music of continuum, its secrets passed down across generations.<p>Benny Green is a shining embodiment of this process: A pianist …

Flute

A New Study Suggests Sharks Might Prefer Jazz to Other Types of Music

Up here on dry land, our Spotify playlists might be filled with a mish-mash of Jimmy Buffet and Justin Timberlake, or Bruce Springsteen and Katy …

Research

Joe Negri Honored At Duquesne University On Guitar Day

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh jazz guitar legend Joe Negri, who can still strum at age 92, was celebrated on …

Guitar

Don't Miss Saturday's Free 'Swing Fever' Concert In San Leandro

This top-notch band never disappoints.<p>SAN LEANDRO, CA – The San Leandro Main Library will host Swing Fever Band on Saturday, July 21 from 2 p.m. to 3 …

Northern California

Pop: Drake Adds Another 265K In Sales, Mostly from Streaming, and Another $2 Million

Home Music Pop: Drake Adds Another 265K In Sales, Mostly from Streaming, and Another...<p>by - July 21, 2018 12:47 pm<p>0 3<p>The summer of Drake continues …

Music

Hartford kicks off 27th annual Jazz Festival at Bushnell Park

HARTFORD --The 27th Annual Jazz Festival kicked off Friday night and it is a weekend-long event that draws in thousands of people at Bushnell …

Food Trucks

'Simply Simone' makes a comeback at Karamu: Director on the singer, show

"Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone" is back onstage at Karamu Theatre. According to Caroline Jackson Smith, the play's director, the response …

Rock & Roll

‘Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool’ Doc Tunes Up From Eagle Rock Entertainment & American Masters

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Eagle Rock Entertainment and American Masters Pictures are teaming for <i>Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool</i>, the working title of a new …

HBCUs

‘Lost’ album from Jazz’s early supergroup is found

Fans of John Coltrane are in for a bonanza for the second time this year. Photo: Alamy<p>If you were to look for jazz’s equivalent of a supergroup in …

Business (India)

The 50 Most Stylish Musicians of the Last 50 Years

From the Stones to the Smiths to Biggie Smalls.<p>Musicians may get famous for their, well, music, but their senses of style are another iconic part of their personas and performances. Here, a look back at some of the most stylish music men of the past 50 years. They do not disappoint.<p>Bob Dylan<p>Jack …

Music

Honoring John Coltrane

<b>Summer Sounds</b><p><b>Coltrane Day</b><p>The jazz world gathers for a musical event that’s part jam session, part concert, part cultural festival to honor the late …

Music

Justin Sandercoe leads UK Guitar Show tuition clinic announcements

<b>Besides the biggest names in guitar gear, the UK Guitar Show is also set to host a wide range of top lessons from some of the UK’s best tutors in</b> …

Guitar

Live Nation voices its support for JAY-Z in his fight with Philly mayor

“Live Nation wholeheartedly supports Jay-Z and Roc Nation’s bid to keep the Made In America Festival at its home on the Ben Franklin Parkway.”<p>Live …

Jay Z

Baltimore

Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra each had a moment late in their careers when, facing middle age, they turned a single song into a transcendent …

Nina Simone

Ronnie Cuber in Copenhagen

Baritone saxophonist Ronnie Cuber cut his teeth in Marshall Brown's Newport Youth Band in 1959. The band was noteworthy for breaking in gifted …

Guitar

Stream Online the Complete “Lost” John Coltrane Album, Both Directions at Once

Expectations ran high when it was announced last month that a lost (!) John Coltrane album, <i>Both Directions at Once</i>, had been discovered by the family …

John Coltrane

Foldedspace On Jazz FM 15/7/2018 w/ Tony Minvielle - Jazz Re:Fest Special

Jazz

LIVE REPORT: Montreal International Jazz Festival

Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, Bonobo and more delight at the world's biggest jazz festival, but it's Montreal itself that is the real star<p>The city of …

Herbie Hancock

2018 Toronto Summer Music Festival Sounding Thunder

<b>Date:</b> Monday, July 23, 2018 <b><br>Time:</b> 12:00 am <b><br>Location:</b> <i>Walter Hall at University of Toronto</i> <b><br>Address:</b> 80 Queen's Park <b><br>City/Province:</b> Toronto, ON<p>TICKETS: $20 …

Music Festivals

Enjoy mezcal margaritas and big beats at Hackney Wick's Giant Steps | London Evening Standard

Something big is happening down by the water in Hackney Wick. Giant, in fact — and you’ll hear it before you see it.<p>This summer the cult Dalston …

Hackney

Album reviews: Future, John Coltrane, Deafheaven

<b>Future</b> <i><br>BEASTMODE 2</i><br>(self-released ***)<p>Since they slipped by while listening to the mushmouth rapper, a quick lyric scan reveals that drugs are indeed …

John Coltrane

Hobart :: One Poem

First Week of April, Los Angeles <i><br>(as transcribed from the iCalendar “what really happened”)</i><p>1<br>got crab and salmon sushirritos with the ex and put on …

Los Angeles

North Korea-Latest

Where are we with North Korea? The North has yet to return remains of U.S. servicemen, China has reportedly started increasing shipments to North …

North Korea

Cheikh Ndoye: “Giant Steps” on Bass Xalam

We’ve featured <b>Cheikh Ndoye</b> on traditional African bass instruments before, but his latest video is amazing. He performs the infamous John Coltrane …

Bass Guitar

A Brief History Of The Tom Tom

BY DANIEL GLASS | FROM <i>DRUM</i>‘S SUMMER 2018 ISSUE<p>Think you know everything about tom toms? Think again. Here’s a peek at the fascinating story behind an …

Drums

Music reviews: John Coltrane, Bob Dylan and Catherine Britt

John Coltrane's Both Directions at Once – The Lost Album, Bob Dylan's Live 1962-66, Catherine Britt's Catherine Britt & the Cold Hearts

John Coltrane

HPR's All Things Considered: Special Guest Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn is a major name is Canadian music, but not nearly as well known in the US, where the talented guitarist/vocalist/songwriter has a …

Guitar

Bad Luck, Tiny Vipers, Hoop, Red Ribbon

Recommended<p>Chop Suey Capitol Hill <br>Thurs July 19, 8 pm 21+<p>$8<p>Recommended by Dave Segal<p>Bad Luck's music bears down on you like a cyclone of fire, …

Horns