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Concert to raise money for Puerto Rico Sept. 8

There is a desperate need for assistance in Puerto Rico and Prospect Theater Company in Manhattan is seeking to do something about it this Saturday, Sept. 8.

Homegoing services for Randy Weston, 92

The music world suffered another recent blow with the passing of legendary pianist and composer Randy Weston.

JAZZ NOTES: Aretha Franklin, definitive rhythm and blues singer, dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the singer and pianist who, from her musical pulpit, spun her gospel upbringing into a spirited soulful sound, died August 16 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

AmNews Archives: Aretha Franklin through the years

As tributes continue to pour in we open up our archives of our coverage of Aretha Franklin's career that spans six decades.

Harlem Week, Jazz in the Valley, Nicole Mitchell

Since Harlem Week’s inception as “Harlem Day” in 1974, its metamorphosis has gradually blossomed into Harlem Month, from July 29 through Aug. 25.

Bobby Brown makes Billboard Top 60

Bobby Brown was named one of the Top 60 Male Artists of All Time by Billboard, coming in at No. 52.

Olatuja, Trio Da Paz, Fania, Jefferson Centennial and Harris, Jazz Gallery

The mezzo-soprano keys of Alicia Olatuja’s vocal instrument can easily dissolve into a rich honey flavored texture as she swings into her jazz element.

Neneh Cherry releases new music with Four Tet, Massive Attack’s 3D

The beloved Swedish songwriter Neneh Cherry has made a triumphant return with the release of her new single, “Kong.”

Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda reissue set for September 2018

It has been reported that a new Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda reissue is set to be released in September 2018.

Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda reissue set for September 2018

It has been reported that a new Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda reissue is set to be released in September 2018.

Moor Mother talks new free-jazz group Irreversible Entanglements

Some music fans might know of the breakout producer and poet Moor Mother, whose music found itself on every “Best of” music list one could think of in 2016. She has since pivoted her attention to a free-jazz ensemble, of ...

Quincy’s blast at Umbria Jazz Fest and reviews

Most recently, Umbria Jazz 18 celebrated its 45th anniversary as one of the most popular jazz festivals in the world. Aside from its wealth of participating musicians, the picturesque Perugia is the capital city of both the region of Umbria ...

Yasiin Bey to open hip-hop inspired Bronx-based art gallery

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as rapper Mos Def, has moved on to another endeavor after releasing a steady stream of albums and acting in several films in the 1990s and 2000s. Now, Bey is taking on the art world by ...

Duchess Meghan’s hat banned at Wimbledon

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Cardi B scored a leading 10 VMA nominations, five of which are from her “Finesse” collaboration with Bruno Mars, who has another solo nomination in addition to his five with Cardi B.

Berta Monday’s, ‘Can’t Cope,’ NYO Jazz, Dwyer Center art

One Harlemite who keeps that jazz torch burning is Berta Indeed.