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.
Jazz Singer Keely Smith Dies Of Heart Failure At 89Keely Smith, a pop and jazz singer known for her solo recordings of jazz standards as well as her musical partnership with Louis Prima, has died of apparent heart failure in Palm Springs. She was 89.
18th & Vine Is Rated Among The Best BBQ Joints In Dallas18th & Vine is a KC-style barbecue joint built on the foundation of the city's barbeque and jazz culture. But it exists in the heart of Texas.
Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies At 76Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring due to exhaustion.
Dine! 18th & VineHow in the world do you combine Kansas City barbecue with fine dining?
2016 Jazz Fest Attendance Drops After Wet WeekendRain over the second weekend of this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival caused overall attendance to drop from the previous year's total.
Start Of 2nd Weekend Of Jazz Fest Soaked By RainThe start of the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was marked with thunderstorms, but the music played on to crowds that were thinned by the bad wea
A Music Lover's Guide To The SouthGuide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers
Grapevine Jazz & Wine TrainsSpring officially begins this Friday at 5:46 pm! JD Ryan is Around Town with a way to bring on spring in style.
10 Things You Didn't Know About ChicagoMany know Chicago is known as "the Windy City" and Wrigley Field is one of America's oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
Lady Gaga Talks Duet CD With Tony BennettLady Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released this fall.
Our Pick: Why 'After Midnight' Should Win The Tony For Best MusicalFrom music to dancing, poetry to singing, After Midnight is an hour-and-a-half designed to mesmerize your ears and delight your eyes.