Hulu debuted a documentary film, following the story and creation of Trap Jazz. Watch the trailer and check out photos from the LA screening.
"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
President Obama will speak with Evan Smith, CEO & Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune, to discuss the state of civic engagement in this day and age. They will focus on how technology can help overcome global issues. At a separate SXSW event, FLOTUS will talk about her Let Girls Learn initiative.
Jazz saxophonist Najee recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about his career in music and his new album, Me, You and Forever. Melody Charles of SoulTracks.com highly recommends Najee’s new offering, saying: From spine-tingling slow jams (“Butterfly Girl,” the waltz and wedding-ready titile track) to the giddy, improvisational tracks “Spectrum” and “Jannah” (the latter is […]
Ornette Coleman, the legendary alto saxophonist and famed “free jazz” innovator, died at the age of 85 in Manhattan this morning, according to The New York Times. The jazz player and composer suffered from cardiac arrest. Coleman leaves behind a rarely paralleled legacy in jazz music as one of the main figures responsible for upheaving tradition in the […]
MORRO BAY, California — James “Red” Holloway, a noted saxophonist who played with the greats from the big band era through bebop, blues, R&B and modern jazz, has died in California. He was 84. His manager, Linda Knipe, says the Cambria resident died on Saturday at a care home in Morro Bay from kidney failure […]
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