John Coltrane

Concord's 'Very Best Of' Includes Coltrane, Miles Davis, Chet Baker

Concord Music Group launches a new series of jazz compilations for the summer of 2012 that showcases the very best tracks culled from the recordings of some of the most influential artists in the history of the genre. The first five titles in the “The Very Best Of” series — which highlight the work of the Miles Davis Quintet, John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery Sonny Rollins, and Chet Baker — are set for release on June 12, 2012.

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Events | Oct. 2011

Come immerse yourself in the recordings and film footage of Lester "Pres" Young, whose influence as an improviser and stylist in jazz is only matched by icons of jazz such as Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker (whom he influenced), and John Coltrane.

Banyan Evolves in Denver

It's a wet and cold Friday Night in Denver Colorado. Outside the sleet it turning to snow and inside Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom the stage is melting into the eclectic sounds and sights of Banyan. The west coast based Banyan was created by Stephen Perkins, the long-time drummer of Jane's Addiction.