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  • Leading jazz alto saxophonist Phil Woods dies at age 83 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 2:14 pm

    NEW YORK - Phil Woods, a leading alto saxophonist in mainstream jazz for more than 60 years whose piercing solos could also be heard on hit records by Billy Joel and Paul Simon, has died. He was 83.

  • Quincy Jones to be feted at all-star jazz salute 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 6:05 am

    Quincy Jones will be feted at an all-star jazz salute in Los Angeles honoring his humanitarian work including benefit recordings for African famine relief and victims of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Jazz singer Salvant proves breakout success is no fluke 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 11:32 am

    NEW YORK - Cecile McLorin Salvant vaulted into the top ranks of female jazz vocalists with her Grammy-nominated 2013 U.S. debut, "WomanChild," displaying impressive vocal chops as she put her own spin on obscure old jazz and blues compositions.