September, 2012

Jesse Green On Piano Jazz

A small town in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania is home to more than its share of talented ...


Vince Guaraldi Didn’t Just Play For ‘Peanuts’

Guaraldi had range, as well as an instrumental hit right when jazz was vanishing from AM radio.


“Nobody Knows You”, Classic in Any Genre

This iconic hard-luck song was a hit when Bessie Smith recorded it in 1929, and with its timeless ...


On The Future Of Jazz Among Black Folk

A panel of musicians assembled by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation had lots of ideas.