One of the best jazz movies

There are few great films about jazz musicians, partly because there have been few black directors in Hollywood. One of the best jazz films, the 1977 film "Passing Through", was directed by independent filmmaker Larry Clark while his…

BKAV: Westside Blues & Jazz

Welcome back to "Better Know a Venue", a regular column highlighting the coolest and coziest places to listen to live music in the Valley, any day of the week. An entrepreneur with 40 years of experience, Paul Vincent Perez knows how…

Ian McDonald Obituary | pop and rock

Even in a year shockingly overloaded with some of the most famous albums in rock history – Who's Tommy, Blind Faith, The Stones' Let It Bleed, The Beatles' Abbey Road, Led Zeppelin II and many more – In the Court of the Crimson King has…