Topic: Music

Ravi Coltrane On Piano Jazz

NPR |Nov. 21, 2014 9:37 a.m.

The saxophonist plays "Naima" and "Giant Steps" in a session from 2000.

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 10:37 p.m.

Harold Mabern, Kris Davis, Lynne Arriale and Cyrus Chestnut play holiday favorites for solo piano.

Ellis Marsalis' 80th Birthday Concert

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 10:18 p.m.

The pianist and educator is a father figure of modern jazz to more than just his sons.

Revive Big Band At Berklee

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 10:17 p.m.

A multi-generational group bridges large ensemble jazz and classic hip-hop anthems.

Very Very Henry Threadgill

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 8:47 p.m.

The saxophonist and composer always pushes boundaries. A recent concert retrospective demonstrates.

Identities Are Changeable

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 8:46 p.m.

Miguel Zenón interviewed fellow Puerto Ricans living in New York. Then he made an album about it.

SpokFrevo Orquestra: Carnival And Jazz

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Nov. 19, 2014 8:44 p.m.

A 17-piece jazz-influenced band from Brazil presents its adventurous take on a holiday tradition.

A Jazz Institution Moves Back Home To Los Angeles

NPR |Nov. 19, 2014 12:38 p.m.

For the Monk Institute, a star-studded competition is only part of its desire to be back out West.

When The Lights Go Down, Who Will Hear 'The Last Transmission'?

NPR |Nov. 15, 2014 6:35 p.m.

Famed film director Melvin Van Peebles joined the band The Heliocentrics to create music inspired by the sounds and signals of deep space exploration.

Ruth Brown On Piano Jazz

NPR |Nov. 14, 2014 9:51 a.m.

Brown was a pioneer of R&B. In 1993, she sang an hour's worth of standards with Marian McPartland.

Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor
Thanks to Our Sponsors
become a sponsor