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Max Roach: Drums, Front And Center

By Nick Morrison Pioneering jazz drummer Max Roach was born on Jan. 10, 1924 in Newland, N.C., and grew up ...


Top 5 Jazz Vocal Performances Of 2011

Written by Nick Francis from Jazz24 How many ways can you sing a song? Why do some pieces ...


Willie ‘The Lion’ Smith: Stride Piano’s Uptown Ruler

Written by Nick Morrison from Jazz24 The life of stride pianist Willie “The Lion” Smith was the stuff of legend, ...


Five Titans Of Texas Tenor Sax

Written by Nick Morrison When jazz fans talk about the Texas Tenor saxophone sound, they’re talking about a ...