Gershwin died too soon but left us with so much…American music would be impoverished without him.
There’s a fine new recording out on Naxos, the Albany Symphony playing several pieces by Derek Bermel.
John Coltrane’s birthday brings us the gift of previously unheard music from the Impulse vaults.
Tune in to WKCR 89.9 FM for the Charlie Parker Birthday Broadcast.
Strauss has found his perfect listener, a worthless, flaccid authoritarian whose grandiose and empty taste fits Strauss to a T.
Alessandro Cortini’s “Volume Massimo” is out 27 September.
Claude Debussy is, on this his birthday today in 2019, the last essential composer.
Fifty years ago today, Miles Davis and one hell of a set of musicians—Joe Zawinul, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Bennie Maupin, Chick Corea, Larry Young, Lenny White, John McLaughlin, Don Alias, Harvey Brooks, Juma Santos (née Jim Riley), and producer Teo Macero—gathered in the recording studio and start recording music […]