The Night The Music Died: Jazz Loses Benny Powell

Longtime New School Jazz faculty member, trombonist, and composer Benny Powell died on Saturday, June 26, of complications related to back surgery. He was 80 years old. Powell performed with King Kolax, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Clifford Jordan but ... read more

Design For Humanity: Parsons Students Aid Red Cross

Parsons students are putting their design skills to good use rebranding one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations, the Red Cross. An article in a recent issue of Fast Company featured the results of a semester-long course in which Parsons ... read more