NEW YORK (AP) — Ethan Hawke has portrayed several real people in recent years, including musician Chet Baker and abolitionist John Brown, but his new role as pioneering inventor and engineer...
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...
YALE, Okla. (AP) — Famed jazz vocalist and trumpeter Chet Baker was born not far from Stillwater, in Yale.
He lived a hard life, one beset with drugs and music, and died much too young, at age 57.
Now the people in the small town where his life began in 1929 are trying to reclaim his musical heritage and make him a legend.
Baker spent the first 10 years of his life in Yale, before his family relocated to California.
MIAMI (AP) — The Tower Hotel in Little Havana has lived many lives.
Built in 1920, it's been a YMCA, a World War II hospital, a haunt for jazz musicians Billie Holiday, Count Basie, and Chet Baker, the Tower Apartments and the Tower Hotel, and, most recently, the home of an immersive theater experience.