Paul Simon and Wynton Marsalis
Friday, April 20
Better than: Fighting the jazz wars.
"My father was the family bassman," sang Paul Simon on a song from Simon and Garfunkel's last album, a line as true as confessional poetry. Like Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello, Simon grew up as th ... More >>
Jazz lost an icon, and the New York City scene a fixture, last week, when drummer Paul Motian died from complications with myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood and bone marrow disorder.
Motian's career stretched back over six decades, but his name had been inextricably linked with the famed haunt the ... More >>