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Lucas had a storied career as a musician, composer and album producer (including Madonna's first).
Jeremiah G. Hamilton was the richest non-white man in the country.
Its that time of year again and its always nice to get in the spirit of the season with some great holiday music. Here are
Cover: Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea (late 1970s); courtesy of artists ____________________________ Then Corea said, "I'll
Certainly Parker influenced and inspired future generations of jazz players. Miles Davis told Time magazine in 1973 that
The crowd endured, there was no way they were going to give this woman anything but love. This was as much about redemption
But what statistics don't reveal is the fierce loyalty, love and dedication that this music brings to those who embrace it
Pop musicians are similar to jazz musicians in their approach--they hire musicians and producers who can contribute to the
For years San Francisco has been the West Coast playground and refuge of jazz musicians. Since 2013, those artists have had a permanent home at the SFJAZZ Center, the first-ever standalone structure in the country dedicated to jazz. Think of it as a cool opera house, where the beats get funky, the music is often improvised and the roof frequently gets torn off.
As the general election kicks into gear, there will no doubt be a need for cathartic entertainment and strong drinks. Drexler's
But whether you come to see the St. Louis Cardinals or just to get a refreshing glass of Bud, it's probably a good time to
There are many things that make up a legend, most of which are rooted in truth and accomplishment, while others require a certain amount of suspension of disbelief for the legend to become narrative. It is with this in mind that I approach the much anticipated directorial debut of Don Cheadle - Miles Ahead.
Don Cheadle was not looking to play Miles Davis. He had done biopics before, starring as Sammy Davis Jr. in “The Rat Pack
Throughout my sporadic academic career I have been extremely fortunate to study with top caliber professors such as Alexander
"I did it my way..." No, Ethan Hawke doesn't sing those lyrics in this faux bio/film about jazz great Chet Baker. But judging by his thoroughly convincing performance and writer/director Robert Budreau's impressionistic screenplay and artsy direction, that was their mindset during this movie's production.
In the following fascinating episode of Theatre Talk, playwright Terry Teachout and actor John Douglas Thompson discuss Armstrong's
Mom's favorite performance of the night was Joey Alexander, the 12 year old piano virtuoso -- the evening's youngest nominee, and the only one to score a perfect "10" from both of us.
ACT's one-man play, "Satchmo at the Waldorf," is set, post-performance, in Louis Armstrong spacious dressing room at the ritzy Waldorf Astoria hotel. Why does it matter that the name of the hotel is in the title of the play? Was this a particularly memorable concert by Satchmo?