Life Luxe Jazz November 1st-4th 2018

Join the experience of a lifetime at Life Luxe Jazz​ in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, November 1-4, 2018! Click here for tickets & info: http://lifeluxejazz.com

Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline Reclaims Mood Music In The City Of Brotherly Love

Nels Cline has earned his place as a guitar hero for our times, with a track record stretching back four decades and a marquee gig with Wilco. But if you mainly associate him with squalls of feedback, you’re missing a big part of the picture. “The Avant Romantic” is how Rolling Stone pegged him about

Emmys 2018 Winners: The Complete List

Updated at 10:59 p.m. ET The 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards were broadcast Monday night on NBC. Below is

Rice University Says Middle-Class And Low-Income Students Won’t Have To Pay Tuition

Rice University is “dramatically expanding” its financial aid offerings, promising full scholarships to undergrads whose families have incomes

Christian Sands – Reaching For The Sun

Check out this week’s video featuring Christian Sands performing Reaching For The Sun only on McQsJazz.com  

No More Sad Tears

Today, September 3rd has always been a difficult day for me and my family. You see my mother

Experience a Taste of Everything ROW DTLA

DTLA is quickly becoming one of the city’s hippest districts. In Downtown Los Angeles, ROW DTLA has continued to take shape, transforming 32 acres into an all-encompassing iconic destination. This growing collective of globally recognized shops, restaurants and offices are spread over six buildings to create their own unique L.A. environment. Upon completion, ROW DTLA will

Syd Isn’t Rushing Her Moment

When the hip-hop collective Odd Future broke onto the music scene in 2008, they looked and sounded like a group of rowdy, young boys. OF’s rambunctious, juvenile and clownish behavior is part of what shaped the group’s independence and authenticity, which quickly attracted loyal fans and attention from the media. But as the group rose

Esperanza Spalding Is The 21st Century’s Jazz Genius

It’s not enough to make list after list. The Turning the Tables project seeks to suggest alternatives to

Rumors Of The Death Of The Rom-Com Are Greatly Exaggerated

The debate about whether romantic comedies are — or ever were — dead is an old one by

No More Cages: New Animal Cracker Packaging Sets The Mighty Beasts Free

Lions and tigers and bears are now roaming free – on the box for Barnum’s Animals. For more

Marcus Miller – Power

    Check out this week’s video featuring Marcus Miller performing Power live on McQsJazz.com

‘It’s Taken On A Whole Other Life,’ Says ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Author Kevin Kwan

Around the time Kevin Kwan published his 2013 satirical novel Crazy Rich Asians, a producer reached out with

An Afro-Surrealistic Worldview Looms Over This Year’s Video Music Awards

A couple of years ago, when viral videos of black death were all the rage in America, MTV

Nashville: Not Just A Country Scene But A Place To Go For Jazz

“It used to be: ‘Nashville — that’s where you come to play country music.’” Joe Spivey is voicing a prevailing view of his adopted hometown, one that has endured for the better part of a century. But Spivey — a fiddler in The Time Jumpers, the swingingest band in Music City — knows better. He

For Some Facebook Employees, Free Food Is Coming To An End

For years, tech employees of companies in Silicon Valley have enjoyed free meals around the clock. That’s changing

All The Things You Are: Aretha’s Life In Jazz

Aretha Franklin was about a month shy of her 20th birthday when she appeared for a week at The Village Gate in late February of 1962. She shared a bill there with pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, who like her was an indescribable talent — a genius, in the fullest sense of the word —

‘Insecure’ Co-Star Yvonne Orji Says Molly Is A ‘Beautiful Mess’

When Insecure debuted on HBO in 2016 Issa Rae and her best friend Molly were on the brink