All Posts Tagged With ‘Jazz’

Marsalis Family to Receive Jazz Masters Award

June 25, 2010

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that the Marsalis family is among its 2011 Jazz Masters Award recipients.

The Marsalis family includes pianist Ellis Marsalis, the patriarch of the family and his four sons: saxophonist Branford, trumpeter Wynton, trombonist Delfeayo, and drummer Jason. read more…

Jazz Legend Sir John Dankworth Dies at 82

February 8, 2010

John DankworthSir John Dankworth, the British jazz composer, saxophonist and bandleader has died at 82.

His wife the jazz singer Dame Cleo Laine announced his death before the finale of an anniversary concert at The Stables, the theater they founded together. read more…