- Groove legend Terry Callier passed away at the age of 67, the Chicago based jazz folk artist is widely known for his collaborations with Massive Attack and Beth Orton.
- Kermit the Frog learns to love jazz through "Visual Thinking."
- Controversy is a brewing around the new Nina Simone biopic, with accusations of "gentrification" and "fictionalization" of the iconic artist.
- The Bad Plus' new album Made Possible is being heralded as their best album since 2007's Prog.
- John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Gil Scott-Heron all made the cut for President Obama's iPod playlist.
- Check out rapper Common performing live with The Robert Glasper Experiment.
- The "Mischievous Elf" of the jazz piano has a new documentary coming out.
- How do you raise a prodigy?