Claude Bolling, popular jazz-classical musician, dead at 90

The Cannes native was a professional musician by his teens and over the following decades would perform with everyone from Lionel Hampton to Yo-Yo Ma.

Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released

A forgotten studio recording of the late jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw has been released as part of an effort to preserve jazz history.

North Carolina home of Nina Simone gets permanent protection

The childhood home of iconic musician and civil rights activist Nina Simone will be indefinitely preserved in North Carolina.

Rare Cannonball Adderley 1966 Seattle concerts going digital

A rare collection of previously unissued recordings by legendary jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley is becoming more accessible thanks to two small jazz labels.

Standing On The Corner: Classical, Jazz, Hip-Hop & All Else

Though firmly avant-garde, Standing On The Corner’s talents have earned them notoriety among mainstream acts. Now, the “post-genre” ensemble’s distinctive musical palette has grown to include classical music.

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