David Greene talks to the pianist about her recent performance at a piano festival in Cuba — and a particularly stressful time in her life.
See young jazz musicians honor their departed elders at a cemetery that’s more like a hall of fame.
The saxophonist’s latest album is dedicated to the memory of his 6-year-old daughter, killed in the 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. His quartet performs the genre-spanning music in concert.
Singer Vanessa Bley and former Sade collaborator Stuart Matthewman make up the new cocktail jazz band Twin Danger, which has been causing a scene with its self-titled debut and live shows.
The Grammy-nominated singer performs a set featuring several of Frank Sinatra’s signature numbers.
With more than six million visitors from around the world, downtown Montreal hosts one of the world’s biggest events of its kind. Hear some of the native talent on display this year.
The Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo has not been performed since 1928. A Columbia University researcher rediscovered the score, and now the Harlem Opera Theater hosts two performances.
There are certain figures in jazz history whose iconic status can be telegraphed by a single name. The pianist and singer Nina Simone seems to be ascending to that place of pop-culture reverence.
Simone’s recordings still loom larger than the rest of her story. A new film about her life asks the question, What Happened, Miss Simone?
A single-engine plane registered to Horner crashed on Monday in an area 60 miles from Santa Barbara, Calif. There were no survivors.