Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, globally considered one of music history’s geniuses, is under acknowledged in Kansas City, say fans. A renewed remembrance of Bird is pondered in a city overtaken by Mahomes magic.
Artists and activists continue to organize as Keith LaMar’s November execution date draws near.
How one Midwestern record company changed the course of popular music.
Since the mid-1800s, agriculture has created a path to agency and freedom for Black people in Wisconsin.
Once “the nerve center” of the jazz scene in Detroit, the venue is now in shambles. But the Detroit Sound Conservancy and neighborhood leaders have plans to change that.