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Carter at Abyssinian; Incognito blazes

One woman who's shaking it up is violinist Regina Carter, who, along with her late...

Kojo, the cultural messenger

You have encountered him on many occasions on the Black arts scene. His name is...

Delilah Jackson thoughts, Zon del Barrio

Long before jazz vocalists Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan took to...

Women in jazz

March is Women's History Month, which is when we remember all those who have made...

Bill's Place, Milt Hinton celebration

Saxophonist/composer Bill Saxton, owner of the four-story brownstone that houses his hip little jazz spot...

Donald Byrd, maven of jazz, hard bop and beyond, dies at 80

Donald Bryd, a trumpeter, composer and educator who took the jazz tradition on an exciting...

Stars ready for Dara tribute

Olu Dara's eclectic music is as varied as the all-star cast of friends and musicians...

Sista's Place, Bartlett Jr. performs, 2013 Jazz Masters

Sista's Place, one of the most swinging little jazz clubs in the city, located in...

Winter Jazzfest, no limits

The 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest is now. It's in the moment, raging with improvisational excitement...

Dave Valentin benefit, Ella celebrated, Harlem Jazz Shrines Fest

Dave Valentin is a Grammy Award-winning flutist who bridges the gap between Latin and jazz...

Jazz Shrines Fest, ALJO, Great Night in Harlem

The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival continues its shower of eclectic swinging vocalists and musicians. On...

Jazz giant Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, who led the West Coast school of cool jazz and...

New Year's Eve happenings, Bang documentary

In Gotham, parties are a way of life, but on New Year's Eve, attending a...

Miguel's 'Adorn' was the jam of summer 2012, right?

At any moment, the chill of December will settle in, and the 20-degree days that...

Ted Curson, international jazz trumpeter, dies at 77

Ted Curson, a Montclair, N.J.-based trumpeter who gained international fame as a free jazz contributor...