Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Jazz Legend Sarah Vaughan Joins Other Black...

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, famous for her 1966 song "Broken-Hearted Melody," with a commemorative Forever Stamp. The stamp was...

Don Cheadle on Realities of Hollywood: Miles...

Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle told reporters at the Berlin International Film Festival that he needed a white co-star for his passion project on Miles...

From Billie Holiday to Miles Davis: 8...

By: Shelby Jefferson April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate a musical genre deeply embedded in the fabric of the American soundscape. As...

Don Cheadle Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Raise...

Actor Don Cheadle has launched a crowdfunding campaign in hopes to raise $325,000 for his upcoming Miles Davis biopic which was recently given the new...

Musicians Add Jazzy Flair to Classic Christmas...

Music is often the spark that gets people in the holiday spirit. Christmas music is mostly traditional, but sometimes jazz musicians will spice up...

Pianist Omar Sosa Pays Tribute to Spirit...

A tribute to trumpet legend Miles Davis' Kind Of Blue (Columbia, 1959), without a single song from the record? The answer: an emphatic "Yes!"...

Jazz Icon Ron Carter Talks the On-Going...

Ron Carter has played on over 2,500 albums and secured a spot in jazz history as one of the world's finest bassists. Doing much...

Happy Birthday to Miles Davis, One of...

As we celebrate the 86th birthday of jazz pioneer Miles Davis, it is worth noting that perhaps no legend is a more appropriate icon...