“I’ve been on this journey to be able to present within the jazz community. . . . To be a union of creative beauty.”
Jazz Showcase founder Joe Segal was set in his ways, but his ways are worth saving.
Both highly collaborative art forms often play on improvisation and the music of chance.
Andrew Brown cut his teeth alongside Magic Sam and Freddie King, but despite his distinctive talent he spent much of his life working in a steel mill.
Saxophonist and composer Steve Coleman talked to local reedist Geof Bradfield during a Chicago residency that ends with a Millennium Park concert on Thursday.
The musician extracts abstract DNA from Bird’s music for something new and rigorous.
Especially now that you know about these ten amazing box sets from the likes of Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Pierre Boulez, Captain Beefheart, and Wilco
Previously unissued radio broadcasts join a selection of studio tracks in asserting trumpeter Howard McGhee’s important role in the development of bebop.
Artist on Artist: Jazz drummer Roy Haynes talks to fellow drummer Tim Daisy about Charlie Parker and the Basie band
Legendary Kansas City jazz pianist Jay McShann died yesterday at 90.