The popular music festival is a huge system of support for Louisiana culture.
"My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are," Masekela once said.
"We would like to apologize to those who were hurt," the festival says after the white-directed show prompted outrage, protests and an open letter signed by 1,500 people.
DAMN is the first hip-hop or contemporary music of any style to win the award.
The guard had been arguing with officials.
The best-selling author of 'The Martian' on writing his second book, why he chose a female lead, and who might play his characters in the film.
In reimagining jazz, Adjuah is both honoring and saving it.
Steely Dan blew through thousands of dollars—and as many as eight guitar players—just to nail down one solo. This is the inside story of the hit song "Peg."
Putin welcomed the audience to the 15th annual jazz festival in Crimea—an event that his annexation drove out of the region.
In 1959, Thelonious Monk recorded a historic soundtrack. It was never released. Until now.
"My biggest worry is a stupid war based on Trump's ego."
A new song by Marcus Roberts addresses "the controversy that has always surrounded Hillary Clinton."
New documentary dives deep into W. Eugene Smith's rediscovered jazz loft photographs.
The New Orleans songwriter and pianist's contributions to popular music and jazz in the 20th century were incalculable.
Porter is sought after by both Wynton Marsalis and Disclosure.
The actress, who plays Big Boo on "Orange Is the New Black," has a feminist and LGBT activist history.
Baz Luhrmann, director of "The Great Gatsby," was inspired by the event.
Benny Goodman's personal films—including never-before-seen footage—have been restored.
The album defined its era and has transcended time.
A billionaire's dream to tell the story of Buddy Bolden, the New Orleans legend who "invented jazz," is finally coming true.