As a white jazz musician in a segregated country, he fought for his black bassist.
Architects created a San Francisco performance space that feels more like a community room.
Lots of cities have tried to build thriving arts and entertainment districts, but few have anything like Beale Street. As he gets ready to retire, the developer who made it happen looks back.
Kansas City's place in American music history is inarguable. So why hasn't its jazz-based revitalization taken off?