Dave Brubeck was one of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1950s, but it was his refusal to play in segregated venues that he should be remembered for.
Casey Golden has been labeled a genius. He’s received critical acclaim from London to New York. But what does the man himself think, and what makes him tick? We sat down with him to find out.
The music of Handmade Moments may be hard to categorize, but it is definitely crafted from the soul.
We know who can play it, but who was the first person to add electricity to the garden-variety guitar?
Never has the term “include your brother” been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.
Linked by talent, and ultimately fate, Bessie Smith and Janis Joplin were the very definition of the blues.
The transformative, yet oft-ignored jazz wizard Thelonius Monk is in the Google chair this week. Get better acquainted with genius, Daddy-o.
Friday. Yay! Ryan Lochte’s robbery got stranger, Trump’s veiny erection was sighted, and a Sumatran orangutan went all Miles Davis.
Australian jazz royalty Loretta Barnard has had enough of the standard Christmas fare, so Mama’s cooked up a gumbo of festive toe-tappery.
In this week’s Know who you’re Googling, Loretta Barnard unfurls the crushed genius of Billie Holiday.