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Slipping and Sliding: Jazz Trombone at Its Best

Edward ‘Kid’ Ory, a  first generation of New Orleans jazzmen, was a key inventor of the trombone style known as ‘tailgate,’ a term from the days of fierce street competition among early bands who advertised by playing from the backs of furniture wagons.

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On the Sunny Side of the Street: The Lyrics of Dorothy Fields

Dorothy Fields was the only woman to achieve wide acclaim as a songwriter during the 'golden age' of popular song in the first half of the 20th century. And she was the first woman to be elected into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

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