"A work realized this way needed to be able to come home to Atlanta," noted Leatrice Ellzy Wright, a Sr. Director of Programming at the Apollo Theater who also still calls South Fulton home.
Georgia musicians will perform classical and jazz treatments of the band's songs in two different Atlanta-area concert settings in the months of April and May.
Wynton Marsalis, Stanley Clarke and Ledisi headline a three-day lineup worth seeing each day, from its 1 p.m. start.
Russian-born violinist Nataly Merezhuk explores the history of jazz in the former Soviet Union in her new album: Jazz on Bones.
Jazz Hands for Autism is a Southern California-based nonprofit that provides music training, vocational development and job placement assistance for musicians with autism.
For nearly a century, jazz musicians have debated what gives songs that propulsive, groovy feel that makes you want to move with the music. The secret may lie in subtle nuances in a soloist's timing.
North Atlanta High School music programs director Adam Brooks will be honored with the Manilow Music Project Award by the Grammy-award-winning legend Barry Manilow on Jan. 19.
Gary Bartz shares stories from his sixty-plus-year career, covering everything from bebop to hip-hop. Hear a heartfelt conversation between the legendary saxophonist and host Christian McBride.
Finding a thriving dance culture in the Adirondacks Mountains inspired the band to take its sound in an unexpected direction.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Thursday on Political Rewind: Jazz pianist Joe Alterman is a sparkling, young talent in the jazz music scene. He has won the acclaim of some of the masters of jazz. Ramsey Lewis, Ahmad Jamal, Les McCann and more have praised his masterful, musical abilities.
The Karnofsky Shop was listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its outsized impact on Louis Armstrong's life. The family that lived there encouraged him to pursue music.
On this show, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis invite the Sesame Street gang onstage. Plus, trombonist Joe Fielder's Open Sesame share rare songs from the Sesame songbook.
"Heart/Beat: Gospel, Brubeck and Rhythms of the City" is currently running at the Atlanta Ballet until Feb. 15. The performance is in three movements....
Like the endearing story presented in 1965's animated special A Charlie Brown Christmas , the music from the feature has endured as a holiday classic....