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The music world is morning the loss of iconic Jazz musician Ramsey Lewis, who passed away today (Sept. 12) at the age of 87. The legendary Chicago pianist died peacefully in his home, as confirmed by the artist’s official Facebook page. Phillip Bailey of Earth, Wind, and Fire, who collaborated with Lewis on the 1974 hit, “Sun […]

Jarreau, most famous for the single “We're In This Love Together,” died in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 76 years old.

The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly receiving the 12th overall pick in tomorrow’s draft from the Utah Jazz in the trade that sends point guard Jeff Teague to Indiana and point guard George Hill to Utah. Related Stories: Melo Trimble, Nigel Hayes, James Blackmon Jr. Among Players Withdrawing From NBA Draft!! UPDATE: NBA Draft First Three […]

Pete Rock’s informal relationship with jazz legend Roy Ayers began in the 1990s when he sampled his song “Searching” for his song of the same…

TMZ got a chance to catch up with Alfonso Ribeiro who played Carlton Banks on “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” alongside the late actor James…

  Robert Glasper was not a stranger to The Grammys, but this night in February of 2013 was a little different. Three years prior, the…

Al Jefferson had 22 points & eight rebounds to help Utah keep its playoff hopes alive with a 96-80 victory over the Timberwolves on Monday night. Mo Williams had 15 points & seven assists for the Jazz, who needed a win to avoid being eliminated in the Western Conference playoff race. Williams had 18 points […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Hamlet Avenue at Bridges Street, Hamlet, NC When: September 23, 1926 What: The iconic jazz saxophonist and composer is known as one of the greatest influences on the birth and development of jazz, receiving many posthumous awards and recognitions, including canonization by the African Orthodox Church as […]

jive (origin unknown) – 1. the jargon of jazz musicians or enthusiasts. 2. deceptive, nonsensical or glib talk. 3. to play or dance to jive music.