Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Jr. Dead At 85 After Fighting COVID-19Ellis Marsalis Jr., a jazz pianist whose talents and teachings spread from New Orleans around the world, died on April 1 after medical complications related to COVID-19.
The Foote Files: Sing Sing Sing With Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman and His Orchestra recorded the song in Hollywood on July 6, 1937 and this version is heard frequently on SIRIUS XM 73 “40s Junction.”
The Foote Files: Blues In The NightThere were six recordings of this song charted by such successful artists as Woody Herman, Dinah Shore, Jimmie Lunceford, Cab Calloway, Artie Shaw and Rosemary Clooney.
The Foote Files: Peggy LeeLee got her start on local radio as a vocalist and later performed with Benny Goodman and his orchestra.
The Foote Files: BrickBrick is an American disco/jazz/funk/R&B band from Atlanta.
Jazz Rally Past Mavericks, Win 112-107Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to propel the surging Utah Jazz to a 112-107 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
The Foote Files: Billie HolidayOur twin spins will return on Thursday, but today we feature the queen of jazz from the 1930s-1950s: Billie Holiday.
The Foote Files: Billie HolidayBillie Holiday (1915-1959), born Eleanor Fagan, remains one of history’s finest jazz singers spanning nearly 30 years.
The Foote Files: Ella Fitzgerald
The Foote Files: Caterina ZapponiCaterina Zapponi is an Italian jazz singer, the daughter of screenwriter Bernardino Zapponi.
Best 3 Affordable Places For Jazz And Blues In DallasGot a hankering for jazz and blues? Here are some of the best affordable places in Dallas.
The Foote Files: Illinois JacquetJean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet was an American jazz tenor saxophonist best known for his performance of “Flying Home” along with Lionel Hampton and his band.
The Foote Files: Deodato & Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)Deodato is a pianist, composer, arranger and record producer. And while his main musical style is jazz, he has been known for his works in pop, rock, disco, R&B, classical, Latin and bossa nova.
The Foote Files: Erskine HawkinsErskine Hawkins (born July 26, 1914 and died November 11, 1993) was an American trumpeter and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama.
Grammy-Winning Jazz Trumpeter Roy Hargrove Dies At Age 49Trumpeter Roy Hargrove, a prolific player from Texas who provided his jazz sound to records across a vast range of styles has died.