The United States vs Billie Holiday Director Lee Daniels on Jazz Icon: ‘Her Imperfection Is What Made Her Perfect’

RELATED STORIES Billie Holiday didn’t particularly enjoy singing “Strange Fruit,” a chilling anti-lynching anthem that compared Black bodies to fruit hanging from a tree, but she knew it was too important to not be performed. The song, which earned the sympathy of her Black and white patrons, made her a threat to the FBI and […]

New year, new records: Leonard, Siakam score career highs as Raptors hum past Jazz

Kawhi Leonard shimmied around Utah defenders like their feet were rooted to the floor, and filled up the basket seemingly at will in a masterful third-quarter performance Tuesday. The Raptors superstar scored 19 of his career-high 45 points in the third to lift Toronto 122-116 over the Jazz on New Years Day, sending the Raptors […]

Jimmy Butler: Derrick Rose makes big Timberwolves claim after NBA win over Jazz

That is the verdict of Butler’s team-mate Derrick Rose. Butler – who is in a stand-off with Wolves as he tries to seek a move away from the franchise – was rested for the NBA clash. Rose masterminded the victory by scoring a career-high 50 points in the game. Rose cut up the Jazz’s defence […]

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell wore a hoodie that took a shot at Ben Simmons over Rookie of the Year comment

Rick Bowmer/AP Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons are the two favorites to win NBA Rookie of the Year. Simmons made headlines when he said he was “100%” the Rookie of the Year and that none of the other rookies had caught his attention. Mitchell prior to Tuesday’s game with […]

Quincy Jones has a streaming service for jazz documentaries

It’s easy enough to find concert movies or music documentaries online, but watching them across various services is kind of a pain. Jazz legend Quincy Jones wants to help with that. Along with a French TV producer, Jones is launching Qwest TV. For between €7.49 and €9.90 per month ($ 8.83 – $ 11.68; the […]

LIVE: Kings take on Jazz

Video Image Exum and Ingles ready for battle against the Kings15:10 Utah Jazz Aussie big guns Dante Exum and Joe Ingles are pumped to be hosting the Sydney Kings as the NBL makes its foray into the NBA. October 2nd 2017 7 hours ago /display/ news and galleries/ SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — AUGUST 01: (L-R) Kevin […]

Comeback Renae’s first Mother’s Day, family and all that Jazz

Renae Ingles (Thunderbirds) intercepts a ball from Serena Guthrie (Giants). Picture Roger Wyman Matt TurnerMessenger Community News Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend ADELAIDE Thunderbirds star Renae Ingles hopes her netball comeback after having twins can inspire other mums to “get back out there” and […]

Musician Arranges Jazz Set For Pro Smash Matches

Music student Nicholas Caleb Goss sees melodies when he watches Super Smash Bros. Melee champion Jose “Mango” Marquez flit across a stage. “He likes to style,” Goss said, describing a fight against Marquez as “energetic, surprising.” To Goss, Marquez’s playstyle is jazz, which is exactly what he turned it into. Advertisement This month, Goss composed […]