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Allen Toussaint, the legendary songwriter and pianist, has died

Allen Toussaint, the ever-elegant New Orleans performer, producer and composer of such R&B classics as “Working in the Coal Mine,” “Mother-in-Law,” “It’s Raining” and “Southern Nights,” died Tuesday (Nov. 10), while on tour in Madrid. He was 77 years old.

Fans have reason to be shocked …

NCCU Jazz Studies Program Presents Benefit Concert

North Carolina Central University’s Jazz Studies Program presents Keep The Vision Alive, a Nov. 22 concert featuring award-winning Department of Music artists-in-residence Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo.

The benefit concert begins at 6 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham and will include performances by the NCCU Jazz Ensemble and …

Legendary Jazz Vocalist Mark Murphy Dies in New Jersey at 83

Legendary jazz vocalist Mark Murphy has died in New Jersey after a lengthy illness that kept him from performing since 2012. He was 83.

Manager Jean-Pierre Leduc says Murphy died Thursday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood.

Murphy was raised in Syracuse, New York, where he was discovered at a …

2016 NEA Jazz Masters

Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters: Gary Burton, Pharoah Sanders, and Archie Shepp, with the 2016 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Award for Jazz Advocacy to Wendy Oxenhorn.

In addition, the NEA announced it will collaborate with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts …

Phil Woods, Saxophonist Revered in Jazz and Heard on Hits, Dies at 83

Phil Woods, an alto saxophonist revered in jazz circles for his bright, clean sound and his sterling technique — and widely heard on songs by Billy Joel, Paul Simon and others — died on Tuesday in East Stroudsburg, Pa. He was 83.

The cause …