Wayne Shorter, who headlines the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival on Friday, April 25, doesn't have typical days. The 80-year-old saxophone legend, who was a member of the Miles Davis Quintet and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, says it's all an adventure. The day we speak with him, Shorter tells us he is "ju ... More >>
As half of the Benevento-Russo Duo, Marco Benevento played bass lines with his feet and held down organ and Wurlitzer parts with separate hands. But in the trio format, he's completely at home behind the piano, which he says is totally his ax. The forward-thinking Benevento makes captivating ... More >>
From inner space to the intergalactic, Wayne Shorter explores the deepest reaches of jazz.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Danilo Perez rocks the Boulder Theater, while a local girl makes good at the Grammys.
My Jelly Lord: Standard Time Vol. Six
August 5 - 11, 1999
July 30 - August 5, 1998