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Mathias Eick's 'Midwest': A Musical Landscape

NPR | May 21, 2015 4:07 p.m.

On his new album, the trumpeter pays tribute to the Norwegian settlers who arrived in the Midwest.


The Bad Plus Joshua Redman At Detroit Jazz Festival | May 21, 2015 5:31 a.m.

The new band joining the saxophonist and the collaborative trio remakes each others' tunes.


Bruce Lundvall, Jazz Record Executive, Has Died

NPR | May 20, 2015 3:06 p.m.

The longtime president of Blue Note Records signed Norah Jones, Joe Henderson and Robert Glasper.


First Listen: Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus, 'The Bad Plus Joshua Redman'

NPR | May 20, 2015 12:37 p.m.

The rangy jazz trio teams with the tenor-sax great for a journey into the murky, thrilling unknown.


A Tribute To Kenny Wheeler | May 19, 2015 2:56 p.m.

Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen and saxophonist Steve Treseler rearrange the catalog of the late great.


Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert | May 18, 2015 3:42 p.m.

The saxophonist's sprawling work comes to life with his band, a choir, strings and special guests.


50 Years Ago, Ramsey Lewis Joined 'The In Crowd'

NPR | May 16, 2015 4:16 p.m.

As he recalls, an inquisitive coffee shop waitress inspired the jazz pianist's huge crossover hit.


Gonzalo Rubalcaba On Piano Jazz

NPR | May 15, 2015 9:03 a.m.

The Cuban pianist dazzles with his renditions of "Con Alma" and "Straight No Chaser."


Songs We Love: Anat Cohen, 'Putty Boy Strut'

NPR | May 14, 2015 1:02 p.m.

Who ordered a jazz clarinet cover of Flying Lotus? Come and get it.


Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert | May 14, 2015 8:57 a.m.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra salutes its baritone saxophonist and elder statesman.