In Goa, Western musical influences turned this former Portuguese outpost into an unlikely but passionate hotbed of jazz.
When Miles Davis gave his sideman a new kind of keyboard, he changed the history of jazz.
Ronald Bruner Jr. comes from a musical family, with Grammys in his bloodline. Now, he’s stepping out on his own.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band may be 50 years old, but it has new tricks up its sleeve.
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The dup got off to a dissonant start on tour in Europe — but then went on to collaborate during five of the most inventive years in jazz.
Guitarist Charlie Christian was warming up with fellow musicians, waiting for bandleader Benny Goodman, and a smooth jazz classic was born.
This singer, pianist and composer turned her multifaceted artistry — and her anger — into a powerful voice for equality.
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OZY’s Eugene S. Robinson, musician and music critic manqué, breaks off with his top musical picks for what we expect you might have missed.