Al Jarreau’s distinctive singing style crossed boundaries, encompassing jazz, pop, R&B, funk, gospel, and even world music.
The deeply underrated Nancy Wilson nails the sense of hopeful anxiety that surrounds Dec. 31 every year.
Preston Frazier’s Best Jazz of 2016 list crosses a striking number of musical boundaries from straight-ahead jazz to vocalists to fusion.
‘Loverly,’ released in June 2008, wasn’t gutsy enough to be a top-echelon Cassandra Wilson album, though there were still plenty of enjoyable moments.
From the lusty to the lovely, David Ian’s ‘Valentine’s Day’ explores the contours of romance and romantic moods.
No other project may better capture the complex life of Frank Sinatra, born 100 years ago on Dec. 12, 1915, than HBO’s new film ‘Sinatra: All or Nothing at All.’
Frank Sinatra would enter a studio again only a handful of times after ‘Trilogy’ arrived 35 years ago. None produced more timeless results than this.
Ola Onabule has released eight albums in a career stretching more than two decades, yet there remains about him a sense of fierce independence.
How things have changed since my last Kitty La Roar gig. Paired now with Nick Shankland and Benet McLean, she has an even greater depth.
An accomplished jazz singer, Carol Duboc flexes her R&B chops as well as her songwriting skill on this self-penned 10-song album.