The legendry Cuban musician Bebo Valdes who is said to have been the founder of Latin Jazz and one of the giants of Cuban music has died at the age of 94.
Dave Brubeck, a jazz icon who attained pop-star acclaim with recordings such as “Take Five" and “Blue Rondo a la Turk," died December 5, 2012.
The drummer , a top freelance drummer during New York's post-bop heyday in the 1950s and '60s, died early this morning in New York. He was 74 years old.
Trumpeter Ted Curson, best known for his stint in the band of Charles Mingus circa 1960, died today. He was 77.
A protégé of Muddy Waters, Louisiana Red, the veteran musician, real name Iverson Minter, passed away on Saturday (25Feb12) at a hospital in Germany. He was 79 years old.
Chicago tenor was prolific leader and sideman for six decades.
Many tributes to Don Cornelius, an icon of African-American culture ...
Johnny Otis, the musician, bandleader, songwriter, who was often called “the godfather of rhythm and blues,” died on January 17.He was 90.
Legendary performer, Ms. James has taken on blues, jazz, and rock and conquered each genre with her inimitable style. She lost her battle to leukemia according to her friend and manager Lupe De Leon. She was 73 years old.