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  • Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78 story has photos
    Updated: May-25-15 12:10 am

    DETROIT - Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78.

  • Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friends story has photos
    Updated: May-16-15 2:37 pm

    INDIANOLA, Mississippi - Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their Saturday nights with dinner, dancing and maybe some drinks.

  • 'American Idol' crowns second-to-last champion story has photos
    Updated: May-14-15 8:55 am

    LOS ANGELES - "This is the best day of my life," said 29-year-old rocker Nick Fradiani after he was crowned the second to the last "American Idol" in not the best of weeks for the long-running music competition show.