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Swing Music

Farewell, Fair Ladies: American Roots by Women

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Lots of discs have appeared in my box lately on which great women musicians take on tunes and songs stemming from the old-time tree. I thought I'd share my thoughts on some of those here.

WATCH: JAZZ: Keeping Big Band Alive in Los Angeles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It takes a lot of energy to be a revivalist. To take a style from 'irrelevant' to intriguing in the eyes of the public, you've got to be manager, amba...

Mollie O'Brien: New CD, Saintly Sinnin' Sound

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sharon Glassman

Denver-based, nationally adored Americana singer Mollie O'Brien's big musical "Yes" started with a big New York City "No."

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.