Esperanza Spalding performs at the White House
- Barack & Michelle Obama host "In Performance at White House: A Celebration of American Creativity" featuring Esperanza Spalding, Trombone Shorty, Buddy Guy & more.
- Seattle Weekly takes a look back at "The Night That John Coltrane Played Seattle & Pushed Afro Futurism Forward" 50 years later.
- Another clip from Don Cheadle's "Miles Ahead" was leaked—a conversation between Cheadle (Miles Davis) and Ewan McGregor (journalist).
- Amoeba Records wants to convert its "jazz room" into Berkeley's newest medical marijuana dispensary.
- U of Illinois professor is building a jazz-improvisation computer.