Amid the Ella Fitzgerald centennial celebrations, few note that she revived her career by consciously ‘whitening’ her vocal style in her nine Songbook albums.
Currently the way to succeed as an arts organization is not to create a product that attracts new audiences, but to create a product that pleases those who dole out the free cash.
Nat Hentoff was widely known as a muckraking journalist, a defender of free speech and the Bill of Rights but, most of all, as a passionate advocate for jazz.
Backed by a soulful guitar, bright brass, and amazing backup singers, Hugh Laurie makes old, sometimes forgotten, blues songs jump out of your speakers. Abita Brewing pairs perfectly.
The Federalist created our own rendition of a Hillary Clinton jazz tribute, lies and shrieks included.
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