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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Bring Jazz to New Fans

Jazz was born more than a century ago in America’s black communities, and evolved over the decades into an inclusive form of music, incorporating and enriching the sounds of immigrant cultures and the country’s changing society.  The U.S. Congress declared jazz ‘a rare and valuable national treasure’ in 1987.  While many rock and soul singers incorporate jazz rhythms and sounds into their music, a pop superstar and one of the legends of jazz and popular music have brought the two...

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