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What is known as the anthem amongst struggle and hardship, and also the most well known Roy Ayers sample, Mary J. Blige’s “My Life” is a legendary recording.
Bill Watrous demonstrates the trombone and all its beauty when covering this Frank Sinatra tune.
José James is a true relic, and he proves his love and appreciation for jazz as he tributes one of the most iconic instrumentalists in jazz history.
Herbie Hancock’s early adaptation of the vocoder was masterful in this late 70s classic song.
A moment of respect for one of the most effective storytellers in American literature.
The Robert Glasper experience graces the stage on the Tonight Show with David Letterman.
The Robert Glasper Experiment pays homage to one of music’s most influential voices.
A rare look at the master of the Latin Vibraphone, Mr. Cal Tjader…and he brought a magnificent cast with him.
This video is an excellent window into a previous era, watching one of the greatest guitarists to ever pick up the instrument.
When you examine the combination of Ahmad Jamal, Jay Dee, and De La Soul, the perfect mesh that was created is undeniable.
Beyoncé brings the Bebop aesthetic to the present as she retraces the roots of jazz in this live performance.
We have lost two of our most dearest treasures in a matter of days, and this is another reminder to appreciate the wealth of knowledge that our musicians have given us, and still continue to give.
Remembering one of our most important artists, the late Etta James.
Black Star is in rare form as The Legendary Roots plays their back up on the Jimmy Fallon Show.
A legendary performance by a legendary artist. John Coltrane at his best, and this archived footage proves it.
The explosive sound of Japan’s Soil & “Pimp” Sessions, is yet another affirmation of Gilles Peterson’s genius.
My earliest recollection of Dizzy Gillespie comes, without a doubt, from “The Cosby Show.” Like a child, I was both overtly amused and implicitly scared of to the perplexing nature of this puffy-cheeked man.
Gil Scott-Heron’s visual portrayal of NYC in the 1970’s, along with his famed lyrics of ‘The Bottle’.