Jet; 3/14/2005, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p16-18, 2p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph
MUSICIANS, SINGERS, and MUSIC
Reports on the release of the musical album "The World of Nat King Cole," which features the greatest hits of singer Nat King Cole. Description of the album and its contents; Songs that are included; History of Cole's life and death in 1965.
Jet; 8/9/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p61-62, 2p, 2 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph
SAXOPHONISTS, INSTRUMENTALISTS, and MUSICIANS
Presents an obituary for saxophonist and bandleader Illinois Jacquet. How Jacquet played duets with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, and Charlie Parker; Performance with former President Bill Clinton of 'C-Jam Blues' during Clinton's inaugural ball; How Jacquet recorded more than 300 original compositions; Jacquet's demonstrated passion for jazz at an early age; His experience playing with Nat King Cole and Jimmy Blanton.
The article reports that Maria Cole, the widow of singer Nat King Cole, will appear on "American Masters: The World of Nat King Cole," a documentary that will air in Public Broadcasting Service television stations on May 17, 2006. The film includes interviews with his daughter singer Natalie Cole, and others such as Harry Belafonte, and Ertha Kitt.
HOLIDAYS, CHRISTMAS music, MUSIC, PUBLIC opinion, and SURVEYS
Discusses the popularity of singer Nat King Cole's version of "The Christmas Song," among women aged 30-49. Analysis of a study conducted by Edison Media Research of radio listeners; Other favorite holiday songs.
Jet; 10/2/95, Vol. 88 Issue 21, p20, 1p, 2 Black and White Photographs
AFRICAN American history and NATIONAL self-determination
Presents highlights on Afro-American history. Use of Hinton Test developed by William Hinton for diagnosing syphilis in Maryland on October 1, 1944; Launching of Nat King Cole's television show called `The Nat King Cole Show' on October 3, 1956; Nigeria Independence Day on October 1, 1960.