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By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Jan 3rd, 2019
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Arturo Sandoval is seen in this picture performing onstage during the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition 2015 at Dolby Theatre on November 15, 2015 in Hollywood, California – Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty Images North America. Cuban-born musician Arturo Sandoval is well known as a top trumpeter and recording artist in the jazz world. Now...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Jul 12th, 2017
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Ray Phiri of Sitmela performs on stage during the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz 2007 held in Newtown on August 25, 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa – Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images Entertainment. South African jazz legend Ray Phiri has died, aged 70. The guitarist, producer and vocalist, who featured on U.S. folk rocker Paul Simon‘s […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jun 5th, 2017
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Aloe Blacc at Spago on February 6, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California – Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America. Singer Aloe Blacc is heading to the big screen in a documentary about music culture in the U.S. America’s Treasures will feature the Love Is The Answer singer traveling across the country to meet with […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
May 12th, 2017
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Patti LaBelle at SiriusXM Studios on May 10, 2017 in New York City – Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images North America. Patti LaBelle was so against the idea of recording a jazz album she bickered with her producer ex-husband Armstead Edwards when he first proposed the project. The Lady Marmalade icon has just launched Bel Hommage, […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Nov 19th, 2016
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Sharon Jones at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands on 13 Jul 2014 – Photo: WENN.com. Cult soul star Sharon Jones has died at the age of 60.  The Grammy-nominated singer and leader of the Dap-Kings lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday at a hospital in upstate Cooperstown, New York, surrounded […]...
By Dr. Jean-Luc Bourbeau
In Featured
Jun 11th, 2015
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Saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, whose 1959 album “The Shape of Jazz to Come” is considered one of the most groundbreaking in the genre’s history, died on June 11, 2015 at age 85. Groundbreaking jazz artist Ornette Coleman, who brushed aside convention with his prophetically titled 1959 album “The Shape of Jazz to Come,” died [&he...
By Dr. Jean-Luc Bourbeau
In Culture
Jun 10th, 2015
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Visitors enter the 53-foot-long interactive mobile exhibition for the celebration marking guitarist Les Paul’s 100th birthday in Times Square, New York City on June 9, 2015. Asked to name music superstars, few in the general public would immediately think of Les Paul. But 100 years after his birth, his many admirers are hoping to promote […]...
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