Those who fear that jazz is dead or dying or in a weird state of suspended animation need look no further than the Rodriguez family to find the heart of the music beating true. Ignore the bickering over styles and stances that presently keeps musicians and fans spinning their wheels: Longtime Denver saxophonist Freddy Rodriguez and his son, the Bud Powell-inflected pianist Freddy Rodriguez Jr., are living, playing proof that jazz defies time and the... More >>>