performer

Jimmie Rodgers

Aug 31, 1997 By Anne Dingus

What respiratory ailment afflicted Jimmie Rodgers, prompting fans to shout “Spit ’er up and sing some more”?

Royal Blue

Jul 31, 1997 By John Morthland

For decades, Bobby Bland has personified the definitive post–T-Bone Walker Texas R&B style. Even at 67, no one can dethrone him.

Riffs on Roy

Apr 30, 1996 By Doug Ramsey

Oak Cliff native Roy Hargrove may not have the depth and seasoning of Wynton Marsalis, but the 26-year-old prodigy could still be one of the great jazz trumpeters of our day.