Here's a tune from Charles Mingus, whose aggressive performance and leadership style made him a prominent figure within the bop genre.
It's been a little while since we've had Latin music here, and what better way to bring it back than with Bajofondo?
A mashup featuring a sampling of the musicians who died in 2013.
Deltron 3030 is a unique thing among hip hop projects. It's a super group that releases concept albums based on the hero Deltron Zero.
Here's the perfect cure to your Christmas hangover: Bob Dylan's Christmas masterpiece, "It Must Be Santa."
Billy Harper did a lot to keep jazz going in the '70s, but he also took it a step further, blending styles to create a very dynamic sound.
Roxy Music was glam rock, but always had a progressive element to it, which probably had something to do with the many lineups of creative individuals that it has seen.
These guys rose to prominence in the late '90s with this song, "Flagpole Sitta," the cynical lyrics of which made it a standout track on their first album.
Here's one from the late Austin Peralta, a great jazz pianist who passed away last year.
The penultimate track off of "Donuts." J Dilla passed away just three days after the album was released, but it may have been his best work up until that point.
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