When the pandemic cancelled most of his scheduled events, violinist John Uzodinma II sought a way to stay connected to the public.
Kimble Funchess, a member of the Jackson Horns, began the school's music program in 2014 with a group of sixth graders who had never before held an instrument.
“There will never be an end to all the blood and sweat I’ll lend to make it work,” sings former Jackson Free Press music editor Micah Smith, the leader of indie-rock band Empty Atlas.
Zac Harmon may have left Jackson in his adult years to bolster his career as an award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter who specializes in American blues, but he has always kept the lessons learned in his southern upbringing close to his heart.
Travelin' Jane, formed in 2007, performs music that ranges from the '60s to the hits of today presented in "Jane style," which Amanda Joullian Chappell describes as blue-eyed soul with country and rock 'n' roll.
This year, Callaway High School junior and trombonist William Hulbert Jr. earned a place in the Mississippi Lions All-state Band roster--the first Jackson Public Schools student to do so in 14 years.
Some organizations and individuals have started hosting online events to help give people some fun and social reprieve even whilst taking refuge at home.
A veteran to the Jackson music scene, Sid Thompson has been strumming a guitar since the early 1960s.
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on record and on TV, died Friday night. He was 81.
Bradley Davis, better known as Laeland, performed for an artist showcase during Jackson Indie Music Week.
Flaming Lips kick-off their world-record eighth concert in 24 hours at the House of Blues in New Orleans with "Do You Realize?".