| Apr 21, 2015
| 12:56 PM
The newly minted 2015 Jazz Masters — Carla Bley, George Coleman and Charles Lloyd — let their music do most of the talking as they accepted the nation's highest jazz honor from the National Endowment for the Arts.
| Apr 17, 2015
| 8:55 AM
With Chicago's monumental contributions to jazz (and hip-hop music) as featured by critic Howard Reich in his column and our own Joe Segal winning a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship this month and heading for New York's Lincoln...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Broadway actors have the Tonys.
Movie stars have the Oscars.
TV celebrities have the Emmys.
And what do jazz musicians have? Not much.
Sure, of the mountains of Grammy Awards doled out each year to musicians of varying degrees of talent, some go...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 9:21 AM
Traipsing his fingers over the keys has been Billy Foster's lifeblood, a talent that has earned the Gary pianist a stellar reputation in Northwest Indiana and the greater Chicago area.
Foster puts those talents on display Tuesday when the Billy Foster...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Chicago jazz impresario Joe Segal, who has presented the music here since 1947, has won a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship, widely considered the nation’s highest jazz honor.
He joins a distinguished roster of this year&...