Arts & Entertainment


The life of jazz great Will Connell to be celebrated in New York City

The four-day program is called the "Will Connell Memorial Week: Celebrating the Life and Music of the Heart and Soul of Downtown."


Hugh Masekela: 75th birthday celebration tour

South African trumpeter and activist Hugh Masekela has entertained audiences with his special blend of jazz and world music for over 50 years.


"Liberation Music": Defining an era of protest through jazz

The music is representative of the free style era that bore it, but there is nothing obsolete about this compilation. It illuminate a period when musical expression played an important role in progressive politics.


Jazz great Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Brubeck was one of the most active and popular musicians in both the jazz and classical worlds.