Legendary musicians create standards, open minds, elevate hearts. Stan Getz did all three over the course of his career, bending the world's ears to debonair sax wails and tropical beats. He could play with romantic passion but always managed to keep things smooth. Until the day he died, Stan Getz wa
Herbie Hancock isn't easy to pin down. From bebop to free jazz, fusion to jazz-rock, instrumental pop to hip-hop, funk to world fusion, an entire spectrum of musical forms has felt the Hancock hand. With an agile sense for diverse styles, he has continuously modulated his mood and his sonorous archit
Just before his death in 1991, Miles Davis teamed up with rapper Easy Mo Bee to make a jazz/hip-hop album called "Doo Bop." This wasn't the first time Davis had done something utterly new -- his entire career was devoted to jazz-faring exploration.
Playing with such supernovae as Charles Mingus