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Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his record, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic music, funk and jazz grooves.
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The spring reliably brings a fresh crop of music, and a new live release from saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins and from the ongoing "Miles Davis Bootleg Series" drawn from his epic run of Fillmore dates in 1970 are just a few albums worth investigating.
Jazz fans are often surprised at their first Boney James concert. The sax man's albums are laid-back and relaxing.
Jazz lovers can get their groove on tonight at Collingswood's Grooveground. The Front Porch Quartet, a group of local musicians and friends, will be at the coffeeshop at 647 Haddon Ave. from 8:30 to 10 p.m. The free performance features mostly jazz standards from John Coltrane to Chet Atkins.
The Princess Marie Louise Children's Hospital in Accra has received an ambulance from the Lordina Foundation to facilitate the process of conveying critically ill children from the hospital to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for emergency cases.
Mark Murphy is one of the world\'s greatest - and hippest - jazz vocalists performing today.
Ben Briley was excluded from American Idol's top 10 on Thursday night. The 24-year-old from Gallatin, Tenn., was eliminated from the Fox competition after falling into the bottom three alongside Majesty Rose and Sam Woolf.
Charleston Jazz Orchestra , Charleston's own resident big band, swings on in its 6th Anniversary Season on Saturday, March 22, presenting "Little Girl Blue," paying homage to the "High Priestess of Soul," the iconic Nina Simone, celebrating the voice of an era and one of the most prolific figures and women in jazz.
Better Than Ezra is set to release its first single in five years next month. Titled, "Crazy Lucky," the track was produced by Tony Hoffer who's producing the band's eighth full-length album, due out this summer.
Springing from a show-business legacy - their father is jazz bassist Charlie Haden - the Haden Triplets arrive mostly ready for prime time.
Many small jazz clubs have disappeared from Manhattan, but there are still places to go for intimate sessions and great atmosphere Bradley's, Sweet Basil: if these names have a mythic aura, there's a good reason.
American Idol 's top 11 embraced Hollywood on Wednesday night. The contestants performed songs from the movies, as judges Jennifer Lopez , Harry Connick, Jr. , and Keith Urban looked on.
Bowen's appointment, effective July 1, was announced Wednesday by Goucher's board of trustees.
Call me naive, but it's always a disappointment for me whenever I find out that artists can be just as prejudiced as the rest of us.
The World Premiere of Stories From the Night Before, a new evening of dance theater created by Maurice Brandon Curry , Chair of the Dance Department of Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, will be presented on Sunday and Monday March 16 and 17 at 7 PM at New York University's Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place , New York, NY 10012.
Loyola University will hold a free screening and panel discussion of Thursday evening of "Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz," a documentary about female jazz musicians in the 20th Century.