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We finally know the release date for Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's much-discussed jazz album.
The festival opens with a tribute to Thelonious Monk, on his birthday, with "Monk 10/10," featuring Seattle keyboardists and a 10-piece ensemble conducted by piano man Wayne Horvitz, performing transcriptions of Monk's famous 1959 Town Hall concert.
Disney thinks so. The company announced Tuesday that Walken has joined the cast of its live action remake of "The Jungle Book."
Producers of the play "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" said Tuesday that they've recouped their $2.6 million initial investment.
Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Corey Flynn of the Crusaders jumps out of a tackle during the Super Ruby Semi Final match against the Sharks.
Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released this fall.
New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis was joined by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, of which he is the artistic and managing director, for a special concert to benefit Tipitina's Foundation on Sunday .
Pianist and composer Jessica Williams has gained critical acclaim and multiple Grammy nominations for her writing and remarkable skill at the keyboard.
Back in the booming 1990s, when jazz musicians of varying levels of skill were being signed to major-label recording contracts, Kevin Mahogany was heavily promoted as one of the next great male vocalists.
Scott Frantz is a pit master at Sonny's BBQ on 9th Avenue. One of his recipes recently won a national competition.
Places in the audience to the Scottish singer-songwriter's performance, which will take place on his 61st birthday, have been snapped up by festival members who have been able to buy tickets prior to their general release.
Miles Davis had two great great bands. The first with Coltrane and Cannonball. The second featured Wayne Shorter on Tenor Sax.
Sadly, star Charlie Hunnam couldn't attend due to his being on the east coast for a Vogue magazine photo shoot, but he was still represented.
Edward D. Turner Jr. had a joie de vivre that was irrepressible: He loved dancing, jazz, and a good party.
Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the granddaddy of all outdoor jazz festivals.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:43 am
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