The late great Nat King Cole was an accomplished jazz musician, successful singer song writer and a television pioneer. A new play all about him is about to open at the Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul.
Paul Millsap scored 30 points, Earl Watson had a season-high 13 assists in place of injured Deron Williams, and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-100 on Friday night to halt a six-game losing streak.
A Winona State University professor is on a mission to keep the music of a renowned jazz composer-arranger alive with the support of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Big-band jazz giant Stan Kenton will be celebrated with a concert Saturday at Hopkins High School.