In an hour-and-twenty minute set at Scullers, jazz singer Rachelle Farrell displayed the chops and vocal range that have made her a favorite among jazz fans the world over.
MacArthur Genius grant-winner Regina Carter dug into her roots in African, African American and Southern music.
‘Far From Heaven’ depicts an interracial affair against the backdrop of 1950s suburban Connecticut.
Newport lineup reflects depth of jazz music as festival marks 60th anniversary.
Conductor Charles Floyd delves into soul of gospel music at Symphony Hall, Saturday, June 14
Worlds seem to collide in "Belle," which is the latest in a series of movies about slavery released to American audiences in recent years.
Many Americans are aware that the wealth and success of the nation resulted from slave labor over centuries, but few are clear about the deeply involved role some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges played in supporting the African slave trade.
The release late last year of "Liquid Spirit" was met with muted reaction by national listenership. No matter. Gregory Porter’s latest album is a tribute to high artistic quality seldom experienced today in American music, especially among its vocalist performers.
The concert on Sunday night at Boston Symphony Hall began with the mellifluous signing of "I’m Going to Stand," which is a fitting statement for the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock. The powerfully performing feminist group is celebrating its 40th anniversary in concerts across the U.S.
Jason Moran, the internationally known jazz pianist will be paying homage to the often-forgotten musical genius Fats Waller in "Fats Waller Dance Party: Smalls Paradise" at the Berklee College of Music Center on April 4 at 8 p.m.