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John Payne, who was known for his love of children, suffered an apparent heart attack.
Now in its 10th year, the DC Jazz Festival has brought the world's best musicians to the nation's capital. Organizers have ambitious plans for this year's multi-day event, which begins this week.
"Cinde'ella" is "a drama with themes of right and wrong."
A jazz archivist known for her work on the Smithsonian's Duke Ellington papers has died in New Jersey.
The District of Columbia Public Library is working to build an archival collection honoring the "godfather" of go-go music, Chuck Brown.
A sculpture of jazz legend Duke Ellington that stands 20 feet tall will stand in front of the newly renovated Howard Theatre.
The historic Lincoln Theatre where Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald once played on Washington's U Street will soon have new management after worries that it could close.
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