Wayne Shorter, sage of the saxophone, dies at 89

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Updated March 2, 2023 at 1:58 PM ET Wayne Shorter, the 12-time Grammy-winning saxophonist and composer and the creator of one of the singular sounds in contemporary jazz over more than half a century, died on Thursday, March 2 in Los Angeles. Shorter was 89 years old. Cem Kurosman, a publicist at Blue Note Records, which released Shorter’s recent recordings, …

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Four Miles Davis Albums to Introduce you to his Singular Genius

Celebrate the Birth(day) of the Cool

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 would have been Miles Davisā€™s 96th birthday. Considering the prodigious output, charismatic influence and outlaw ethos the jazz genius packed into the 65 years he spent on the planet, itā€™s hard to gauge how the ā€œdark princeā€ would have felt as an iNonagenarian.Ā  From his earliest days as a late ā€˜40s ferocious bebopper, forging mid-20th-century modal …

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New Mix | Electro Lounge celebrates experimentation and innovation

Relax and get inspired

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Our latest Electro Lounge playlist features innovative artists from the past and present, with Freddie Hubbard’sĀ Jazz standard “Little Sunflower” reimagined by Bird Moves. If you’ve never heard Thunderball,Ā the DC group mentored by The Thievery Corporation, you are in for a treat because we’ve got two Thunderball classicsĀ for yourĀ consideration. Plus, musicĀ from The ThieveryĀ Corporation, themselves, Gare du Nord’s neo-soul, Miles Davis’ genre-shattering …

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