One of rock’s original bad boys has released his first studio album in 14 years. This is news for four reasons:
Robin D.G. Kelley is nothing if not determined. It took him 14 years, from inception to publication, to write “Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original,” the definitive biography of the eccentric, gifted jazz pianist (1917-1982).
When singer songwriter Heather McCready performs a live show, she shares more than music with her audience.