Topic: Music

Revive Big Band At Berklee

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Dec. 19, 2014 3:56 p.m.

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

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Dec. 19, 2014 3:37 p.m.

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

The 2014 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 2:30 p.m.

We asked 140 jazz journalists to weigh in on their favorite releases of the year.

George Shearing's Holiday Set On Piano Jazz

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 8:39 a.m.

In 2001, Shearing and host Marian McPartland reminisce about seasons gone by and play holiday songs.

An Upset Either Way: Steve Lehman And Wadada Leo Smith Triumph

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 6:57 a.m.

Not even the poll master predicted the first and second place finishers — and he voted for them.

In Memory Of 2014: Jazz Night Looks Back

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Dec. 18, 2014 4 p.m.

Hear great live archival performances from the late Charlie Haden, Horace Silver and Gerald Wilson.

Ellis Marsalis At 80

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Dec. 18, 2014 3:59 p.m.

The influential educator and pianist recently spent a big birthday on the bandstand.

Highlights From Winter Jazzfest 2014

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center |Dec. 17, 2014 9:57 p.m.

Watch performances from the annual music marathon, including Gretchen Parlato and Donald Harrison.

Alan Jones

KMHD |Dec. 15, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Alan Jones is a local drummer and music educator at the Alan Jones Academy of Music. He tells the a very funny story of his time playing and hanging out with the free-spirited saxophonist, Jim Pepper.

Anthony Strong On 'Song Travels'

NPR |Dec. 12, 2014 9:11 a.m.

Strong offers a fresh take on the Great American Songbook with host Michael Feinstein.

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