- Correction: Obit-Bruce Lundvall story Updated: May-22-15 1:25 pm
NEW YORK - In a story May 20 about the death of jazz recording executive Bruce Lundvall, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Lundvall failed to regain consciousness after surgery. In fact, he regained consciousness prior to his death. The story also inaccurately stated Lundvali left Blue Note Records in 2010. Rather, he remained with the label as chairman emeritus.
- Blanchard named visiting scholar at Berklee Updated: May-19-15 4:04 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans-born and based jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard has been named a visiting scholar in the Berklee College of Music's jazz composition department.
- A star-studded tribute to blacks on TV, yesterday and today Updated: May-14-15 7:25 am
NEW YORK - When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster, the mere sighting of an African-American on television was occasion to alert all the neighbors, she recalled.
- 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy releases debut CD Updated: May-12-15 9:35 pm
NEW YORK - Joey Alexander's favorite things include the Avengers, SpongeBob and Thelonious Monk. He's a normal 11-year-old kid who just happens to be a jazz piano prodigy from Indonesia and has already impressed such jazz luminaries as Wynton Marsalis and Herbie Hancock.
- Oregon band wins Essentially Ellington competition Updated: May-10-15 2:20 pm
NEW YORK - The American Music Program of Portland, Oregon, has won Jazz at Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington high school jazz band competition after an emotional performance honoring its ailing director.