Recently discovered jazz music recordings show improvisation in its heyday.
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck roars into his 90th year like a young lion.
Music is appreciated throughout the year and makes a great holiday gift for family and friends. Here are some suggestions – ranging from Ken Burns' 'Baseball' soundtrack to Dave Brubeck – recommended by the Monitor staff. Click on the link at the end of each item to purchase on amazon.com, and a small percentage will go to support the Monitor.
From Radiohead to Brahms, New Yorker music critic Alex Ross writes gracefully and thoughtfully about music.
This affectionate biography of Theolonius Monk fills in the backstory of an artist the world has long wished to know better.
A catchy title for an alternative history of American popular music.