The professor’s album, Dr. Um, is nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
La La Land’s watered-down jazz disappoints hardcore fans, but its representation might attract newcomers to the genre.
Thornton professor and jazz musician Peter Erskine has created a play-along music application for his trio’s latest album, Joy Luck.
Multi-instrumental artist Hugh Masekela performs at UCLA’s Royce Hall Feb. 10.
Pianist and jazz studies major Emily Intersimone starts off USC Thornton School of Music’s annual senior recital season.