Were Louis Armstrong's later years his worst – or his best?
Today's Google Doodle pays tribute to American trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie on his 93rd birthday.
The US civil rights movement was influenced by anticolonial ideals – such as equality and freedom.
Norah Jones's latest CD, a contemporary 'Alice in Wonderland' on the Syfy Channel, acclaimed Pixar-animated movie shorts on ABC, and more.
Black jazz legends were sent abroad as part of a State Department diplomatic push even while segregation continued back home.
So far, she's hewed so close to the Obama party line that she sounds like a clone of the president.