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  • John Coltrane Talks Malcolm X, More in Rare Audio (Listen)

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A rare interview with legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane has been selected for the PBS series “Blank on Blank,” which takes historical audio exchanges from notable celebrities and puts it to animation. Coltrane’s 1966 interview, one of his last, took place less than a year before his untimely death in 1967 at age 40. Pacifica […]

  • Richard Pryor, Whitney Houston LPs in Grammy Hall of Fame

    Nov 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Recordings by Richard Pryor, Whitney Houston, James Brown and Ray Charles are among the 27 that will be added  to the Grammy Hall of Fame this year for its 40th anniversary. Charles’ “Hit the Road Jack,” Brown’s “I Feel Good” and Houston’s self-titled 1985 will join other historic recordings in the Hall, including Richard Pryor’s […]

  • Philly Officials Seek Donations to Preserve John Coltrane House

    Apr 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *A preservation effort has been launched in support of the deteriorating John Coltrane House in Philadelphia, with hopes that it will spearhead a broader mission to reclaim and promote the city’s rich jazz heritage. Cultural officials gathered more than 100 local jazz musicians on Friday for a group photo in front of the rowhouse where […]

  • Jazz Musician Hank Jones Dies at 91

    May 17, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    Jazz pianist and composer Hank Jones, a musician who has made hundreds of recordings and played with the likes of Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Lester Young, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, has died, his manager said Monday. He was 91. Jones, whose 70-year career included a 2009 Grammy lifetime achievement award and a 2008 National […]