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Jazz

Jazz

Stars return for South Florida’s hottest annual concert

Jazz in the Gardens combines best of R&B, jazz and hip-hop By D. Kevin McNeir Last spring, more than 63,000 fans enjoyed the tropical temperatures of...

Free Expression Still a Mirage for Zimbabwean Artists

Owen Maseko. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BULAWAYO - That citizens cannot enjoy democracy if they are ruled by an undemocratic party is the warning that got...

Remembering Richie Havens

Folk-rocker Richie Havens, who died Monday of a heart attack, will be remembered for many things, among them a smooth singing voice, standing six-and-a-half-feet...

Donald Byrd, extraordinary jazz trumpeter, dies at 80

Donald Byrd, an exceptional jazz trumpeter associated with the “hard bop” school of jazz exemplified by the Blue Note record label during the late...

Herbie Hancock, jazz man and film score writer

Three dishevelled young men slip into building. Mother and daughter enter flat. Men sneak along passage. Mother enters kitchen. Men trick daughter into opening...

Argentinean Jazz Band, Escalandrum Tribute Concert to Astor Piazzolla

New York City -  The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College and TeatroStageFest partner to present the Argentine Jazz sextet Escalandrum in an...

Pete Cosey, jazz guitarist, dies at 68

Pete Cosey, a jazz guitarist who was best known for his work in Miles Davis' electric band in the 1970s has died aged 68. His...

Rare Louis Armstrong recording released

A rare recording of one of the last live performances by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong has been made public. The star played at the National...

‘Fela!’ band: Great Afropop music — and a few questions raised

By Randy Lewis The Los Angeles run of “Fela!” -- the hit Broadway musical celebrating the life and music of Afropop star Fela Kuti --...