NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Heath, a Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist and composer who performed with such greats as Miles Davis and John Coltrane before forming the popular family group the Heath...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of exhibits opening at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown highlight the work of American artist Andrew Wyeth and photographer Herman Leonard.
"Andrew Wyeth at 100: A Family Remembrance" celebrates the 100th anniversary of Wyeth's birth in Pennsylvania. The exhibit includes items from his personal collection, including never-before-displayed sketches, paintings and artifacts. It also includes photographs of the artist taken by his granddaughter, Victoria Wyeth.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nat Hentoff, an eclectic columnist, critic, novelist and agitator dedicated to music, free expression and defying the party line, died Saturday at age 91.
His son, Tom Hentoff, said his father died from natural causes at his Manhattan apartment.
Schooled in the classics and the stories he heard from Duke Ellington and other jazz greats, Nat Hentoff enjoyed a diverse and iconoclastic career, basking in "the freedom to be infuriating on a myriad of subjects."