NEW YORK (AP) — Wyatt Ray is getting another chance to be a big hit in the NFL.
The New York Jets signed the linebacker with famous musical bloodlines to the practice squad on...
CHICAGO (AP) — Nat King Cole's brother will be part of a tribute to the late singer at this year's Chicago Jazz Festival.
The free festival is planned for Aug. 23 to Sept. 1 at Chicago's...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops are gearing up for a new season, and it's a musical grab bag with something for everyone.
Bernadette Peters opens the 2019 spring season on May 8, and conductor...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sitting in her wheelchair in the library of the Vincentian Home in McCandless, 87-year-old Lois Wolff listened intently to music through the headphones placed over her ears for the first time.
Gregory Porter: Nat King Cole’s music provided ‘fatherly advice’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Yancy, the only child of singer Natalie Cole and grandson of crooner Nat King Cole, has died. He was 39.
Yancy was found dead Monday night at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles after authorities were contacted to make a welfare check. The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday that his death was reported as due to natural causes but the official cause must await an autopsy.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte's historic Excelsior Club, a touchstone for generations of African-Americans, faces an uncertain future after foreclosure proceedings began in February.
The Beatties Ford Road landmark, which has hosted the likes of Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong as well as a future president, has been closed since June.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Exactly 52 years after music legend Nat King Cole's death, Sunny Paulk and Corey Spearman were busy bringing him back to life.
The two local artists worked their brushes like Cole could a piano. The bricks are now painted blue, and down the wall from Cole's smiling visage, a snippet of the words that led him to fame — and arguably to this wall — is appropriately emblazoned: "...so unforgettable thinks that I am unforgettable, too."
Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men, "Prick of the Litter" (Hot Shot Records/Thirty Tigers)
Few singers illustrate the gulf between live and recorded music better than Delbert McClinton, whose gruff voice and blues-infused rock have always sounded best in a beer-splashed nightclub.
But McClinton, now 76, also plies his trade in studios, and while his latest album won't win converts as readily as his live shows, it sure won't hurt him.