Even though we live in a time of radio-ready music that’s shallower than a starfish wading pool, there are some hip-hop artists who make an effort to show individual style and attempt to express real glimpses of worldly perspective.
Some of the most influential jazz musicians to ever play an instrument recorded on Blue Note Records, founded in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, with Francis Wolff joining with them shortly afterwards.
The on-going jazz fable is the music is dying, and it has yet to reach a younger audience. Hopefully, eager enthusiasts will be able to kick six feet of dirt on this mindless concept after venturing into Minton’s to witness ...
This past Saturday, the Apollo Theater celebrated the 35th anniversary of reggae icon Bob Marley’s Apollo debut with two big blowout concerts.
Family, friends and supporters of rock and roll legend Jimi Hendrix will commemorate the 72nd anniversary of his physical birth, Nov. 27, 1942, with a concert at Midtown Manhattan's B.B. King Blues Club and Grill this Saturday evening at 7 ...
Pics from the First Corinthian hosts Jazzmobile’s 50th Anniversary Concert
Greetings! President Barack Obama has announced that Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and 16 others will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House Nov. 24 for their achievements and accomplishments.
Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj, who graces the current cover of Billboard magazine, is experiencing unprecedented success in her skyrocketing music career.
Questlove interviewed George Clinton about his memoir, "Brothas Be, Yo Live George , Ain't That Funking Kinda on You?" at the Schomburg Center. A fascinating time was had by all.
The West Bronx born and bred culture known as hip-hop commemorates its 40th anniversary this weekend, and the organization that established it—the Universal Zulu Nation—will observe its 41st anniversary.
At each Jazz Foundation in America annual concert the logo stresses “saving jazz and blues…one musician at a time,” and the several younger musicians who performed Friday evening at the Apollo for the 13th annual concert assures the continuation of ...
Oct. 9, the New York Women’s Foundation held their annual fall gala “A Night at the Plaza” in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
During Russell Gunn’s recent one-nighter at the Blue Note jazz club, his music took the audience to the musical cliff’s edge, and as the pebbles fell beneath their feet, they breathlessly moved to a spiked groove.
It is with his own personal declaration of fear that Craig “muMs” Grant grabs our attention during his performance of “A Sucker Emcee,” directed by Jenny Koons and with music by Rich Medina.
A capacity-crowd packed the world famous Apollo Theater last Saturday evening to witness some prominent Five Percenters perform on stage to commemorate their nation’s 50th anniversary with this historic throwback concert.