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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Guru (1966-2010)

Apr 20, 2010

Rap-Jazz pioneer Guru (born Keith Elam) has died after a year long illness with cancer. He was just 43 years old.

A founder of the rap group Gang Starr, Guru came to be synonymous with the melding of jazz beats and rap music in his "Jazzmatazz" series of albums.  The first of those releases from 1993 featured original...