Memory Lane Records
Gumbo finds some eerie connections in the latest jazz, blues and heritage releases
R&B pioneer Charles Brown dies, following a golden decade of career rejuvenation
Long hailed by his peers, Ahmad Jamal at last has the critics firmly in his corner
With new album and tour, T.S. Monk confronts his father's inspired legacy
BORN IN NAGALES, BASSIST CHARLES MINGUS SPENT HIS LIFE EXTENDING THE FRONTIERS OF JAZZ. NOW HIS HOMETOWN IS THROWING HIM A 71ST BIRTHDAY PARTY.