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  • Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

    Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz
    Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 76.
  • An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden

    An unforgettable conversation with Charlie Haden
    The voice on the phone was practically unrecognizable and difficult to understand, but the name was unmistakable. Charlie Haden, one of the most revered bassists in jazz history and a musician I had covered for decades, was calling. Of course I...

     

     
     
     

    Yusef Lateef dies at 93; Grammy winner blended jazz, world music

    Yusef Lateef, a Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator who brought the sounds of world music to jazz and became one of the first jazz musicians to convert to the teachings of Islam, has died. He was 93. Lateef died Monday at...

    A song for Thanksgiving: "Going Home" by Hank Jones and Charlie Haden

    A song for Thanksgiving: "Going Home" by Hank Jones and Charlie Haden
    Christmas might require lots of running, rushing and retailing but, for me, Thanksgiving is all about slowing down. Americans devote an entire day (or at least the part before the Black Friday/Black Thursday sales kick in) to relaxing and enjoying a...