The U.S. broadcast premiere of the documentary “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,” aired Tuesday, Feb. 21 on PBS, serving as a fitting contribution to America’s annual observance of Black History Month. [read more…]
What do you give Quincy Jones, a man whose life is about good music, the arts, and making the world a better place for everyone? On November 15, attendees and Jones were treated to a tribute by some of the best musicians on the planet as The Thelonious Monk Institute awarded the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian award to the legendary Quincy Jones during its annual International Jazz Gala at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Though Quincy Jones and LL Cool J never collaborated musically, the rapper-actor says Jones has played a major role in his life. “You just really [read more…]