Donald Byrd, the influential jazz trumpeter, composer and educator, died Feb. 4. He was 80.
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Those who grouse about the lack of progressive jazz at the Playboy Jazz Festival got their long-sought reward at the end of a long day on Sunday night when Spectrum Road took the stage.
This likably low-key adaptation of Donald Miller's bestselling 2003 memoir tries to deviate from the earnest, preachy norms of so much faith-based cinema.
Joni Mitchell's Hollywood Bowl program came through as subdued, relaxed and even melancholic ambience.
Musically and meteorologically, Sunday's edition of the Playboy Jazz Festival was a significant upgrade over the previous day. The temperature rose to a comfortable level - not hot in the day, not…
Force of personality and terrific vintage performance clips make a keeper of "Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer"
Finding people who say they love jazz is relatively easy. Assembling a jazz kudocast with international TV outlets takes a little more time.