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'California Dreamer' Jazz Master Vibraphone Virtuoso Bobby Hutcherson Passes Away at 75

ZEALnyc | Posted 08.22.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, August 22, 2016 The jazz world lost a legend on Monday, August 15th when 75-year-old vibraphonist Bobby Hutc...

'The Adventures Of *' Is The 1950s Father-Son Animation We Never Want To Forget

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

Back in 1957, a couple by the names of John and Faith Hubley created one the decade's most endearingly simple animated films. Its star is a humble, yo...

Vibraphone Hero: Lionel Hampton (Video)

Network Awesome | Posted 09.10.2012 | Black Voices
Network Awesome

In the pop music pantheon, guitar gods are a dime a dozen, ditto great sax-men, drummers, or trumpet players, but if you're looking for someone to sit in on the vibraphone in a hypothetical all-star band, there's no other choice than Lionel Hampton.

HuffPost Review: Michael Jackson's Vision, Plus A Conversation With Brazilian Sensation Bebel Gilberto

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This 35-track, triple disc DVD collection is such an important and significant pop-culture package that it might scare your unsuspecting holiday recipient into thinking you're saying something more than merely Happy Whatever.

Happy Birthday to the King of Swing: Benny Goodman Turns 100

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you like jazz -- or 20th century American music, for that matter -- then you owe it to yourself to check out Benny Goodman.