The City Cabaret brings a different kind of entertainment to Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park’s Paseo gallery.
Aidan Carroll got his start as a bassist in the eighth grade.
The breakthrough feature from 29-year-old director Damien Chazelle is as ambitious as its protagonist, a fledgling but immensely talented and driven jazz drummer.
Decorous — the full-length debut of Oklahoma City four-piece Bowlsey — is a lot of things, and that’s part of the problem.
Reid plays like a man who recognizes what a good time was, is and always will be — that having a heck of a lot of fun never goes out of style.
Great jazz musicians possess the nerve and skill to improvise beyond written notes on a page, becoming bare for criticism or praise with each newly formed measure.
In the Sept. 3 issue of Oklahoma Gazette, we reveal the history — and modern influence — of OKC jazz great Charlie Christian. Here, read a Q&A with Christian’s second cousin, Freddy Jenkins.
The No. 1 thing that Brian Haas — pianist and founder of Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — wants to get across is gratitude. Of course, a lot of musicians say this. But Brian Haas perhaps has more to be thankful for than your typical grateful artist. Think about it. Haas started a jazz band in…
Oklahoma City University is partnering with the Oklahoma Humanities Council to present Ellison at 100: A Centennial Symposium to celebrate author Ralph Ellison’s 100th birthday. Ellison is the author of the novel Invisible Man, many short stories and essays on jazz, literature and American culture as seen in Shadow and Act and Going to the…
Ellison is considered by many to be one of the most important literary figures of American literature in the 20th century. His existential novel Invisible Man is about race, identity and alienation. It was published in 1952 to critical acclaim and won the National Book Award the following year. In cooperation with Oklahoma City University,…