1. The New Thing: 5 Artists to Watch From NYC Winter Jazzfest 2016

    January 19, 2016 6:20 PM EST The NYC Winter Jazzfest, the annual summit of some of the genre’s most forward-thinking veterans and hottest up-and-comers, provides unmatched access to what’s happening in the world of improvised music today. Over the past week, festival-goers have watched everyone from The Arcade Fire and…

  2. Aretha Franklin To Reunite With Clive Davis For New Album

    March 26, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Aretha Franklin has a lot more than her 70th birthday to celebrate: She's reuniting with one of her musical mentors, Clive Davis, for a new album. In an interview at her swanky birthday party on Saturday, Franklin said she and Davis, who helped engineer her comeback in the 1980s, would…

  3. Aretha Franklin Honored By Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Temptations at Rock Hall Tribute

    November 07, 2011 11:50 AM EST The stars came to Cleveland Saturday night (Nov. 5) as part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve University's American Music Masters Tribute Concert to soul legend Aretha Franklin . The 16th annual concert, which has honored classic artists such as Hank Williams ,…