Jazz composer and bandleader Earl Hines is remembered for his inventive approach to jazz and piano playing. Read More>>
American composer Cole Porter left behind a legacy of Broadway hits styled by his witty lyrics and charm. Read More>>
Here you’ll find resources on the February 2015 Icon Pete Seeger, American folk singer/songwriter and activist Read More>>
This month’s Icon Sam Cooke is known as the King of Soul for his pioneering contributions to soul music in the late ’50s and early ’60s. Read More>>
More than a band leader, Stan Kenton was jazz innovator and music education pioneer. Read More>>
Among his many achievements, iconic trumpeter and composer Dizzy Gillespie helped create the blend of Cuban, African, and American sounds that became known as Latin Jazz. Read More>>
Listen to selections spanning Linda Ronstadt’s career, with music ranging from rock to jazz to mariachi.