- The critically-acclaimed Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis – the first weekly television series devoted to jazz in more than 40 years – debuted nationally on PBS stations in April 2006. Now presented on the superior new Blu-ray Disc format, Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis “Showcase” is an all-star collection
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Clint Eastwood has confessed his love for jazz music in a rare interview with musician Jamie Cullum. The Dirty Harry legend and Hollywood veteran became unlikely pals after the jazz pianist composed the main score for Eastwood”s 2008 drama Gran Torino. And the actor/director has chosen the diminutive star”s BBC Radio 2 show to talk [...] Continue reading Clint Eastwood opens up about his love for jazz
Hank Jones passed away in the Cavalry Hospital Hospice, Bronx at the age of 91. His death was announced by his manager, Jean-Pierre Leduc and Mr. Jones had lived in his Manhattan residence and also owned a home in Hartwick, New York.
His career was mostly shaped in the background and he almost spent 35 years [...] Continue reading Jazz Pianist, Hank Jones Dies at 91
The tall dark African servitor from Congo spreads the gospel of Hindu god Krishna on the east coast of Africa with a saxophone, guitar and jazz.
“Hare Rama, Hare Krishna, Rama Rama, Hare Hare…”, his gentle baritone fills the air as he plucks a plaintive riff — in the American bluegrass tradition — on his guitar.
The [...] Continue reading Krishna jazz from faraway Congo