A Profile of Frank Sinatra

One of the most popular entertainers of the 20th century, Frank Sinatra was born in 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Sinatra was the only child of two Sicilian immigrants. In his teenage years, Sinatra became inspired by Bing Crosby, which ultimately led him to pursue his...

A Brief History of 1940s Jazz

Through the decades, jazz music has often reflected the early struggles of black Americans. With each era, a new form of jazz would entertain listeners everywhere, and the genre that fit the sound of music boxes would be the soundtrack to life, hardships, and the...