We all know about how American blues and early rock influenced some great groups. But what about some other surprising other musical genres?
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.
50 years ago, Stevie Wonder began breaking out of the Motown “box” (literally) with the joyous, surprising “Signed, Sealed & Delivered” album.
Miles Davis broke a lot of rules — and took jazz to the next level. A recent documentary explores his genius as well as the demons that haunted him.