In his new book "Dangerous Rhythms: Jazz and the Underworld," T.J. English examines how racial politics and some of the 20th century's greatest criminals were essential to the evolution of American Jazz.
Decades ago, the Berklee College of Music in Boston [https://www.berklee.edu/] was commonly known as “the Jazz School” or some other iteration of a Jazz Institute. More recently, it has been a haven for serious students of all styles – Pop, Rock, Fusion, Funk, Hip Hop and every imaginable kind of Latin Music inflection....
Playing trumpet since he was 8, Alpert went on to have 14 Top 40 singles with his band The Tijuana Brass
John Lurie is known for music, movies, and unique art. Each of his paintings are christened with peculiar titles that no one but John Lurie could have come up with think up.