Free-jazz wildman Abbey Rader.The slick, jet-black spirit of cool jazz is embodied by the mythological street corner saxophonist. We picture him as a guy in fedora and shades, knees bent in ecstasy, torso shaking back and forth as his lungs push air through his pursed lips to rip forth some of th ... More >>
The dude's been dead for two decades. But even so, jazz demigod, congenital rebel, and cocaine enthusiast Miles Davis looks like he's gonna have an incredibly packed 2011.
Earlier this month, the trumpet-wielding master reissued the expanded Bitches Brew Live, a soul-scorching set of electrifi ... More >>