Trouble and honey. This was the essence of Patsy Cline, as summed up by the singer herself. Really more honey than trouble, she was a feisty country persona with a soprano that dripped romance. Her place in the country music echelon has the glow of legend, perhaps due in part to an early death that s
Constantly surprising and consistently visionary, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington was the rare performer who was both a consummate entertainer and a musical genius respected by his peers. Ellington's orchestra, which he led for 50 years, was a showcase for his vision and a springboard for a lo
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