The saxophonist and composer has never been afraid to be an original thinker.
Photo: Frank Stewart, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Let's revisit one of Chet Baker's finest moments, "Baby Breeze," an album that provides the perfect listening experience to these days when summertime slips sleepily into the piles of autumn leaves.
A Jazz life is KMHD's story-telling project. We've asked artists, celebrities, historians and enthusiasts to share a tale that shaped their appreciation for Jazz. If you have a story, we'd like to hear it too!
Click to hear a story from two of Portland's talented high school musicians about their success at the Charles Mingus Competition in New York.
Click to hear the exclusive interview with Billy Childs about his new Grammy-award winning record, where he reimagines the work of his long-time idol, folk singer Laura Lyro.
With another year in the books, it's time to delve into our favorite albums of 2014. These ten records cover all manner of musical ground, from innovative trio work to bossa, nu-jazz and much more.