NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 12:49 p.m.
Brown was a pioneer of R&B. In 1993, she sang an hour's worth of standards with Marian McPartland.
NPR |Oct. 23, 2014 4:47 p.m.
A short phrase New Orleans musicians use to communicate is identical to a common mockingbird call.
NPR |Oct. 23, 2014 1:14 p.m.
The late pianist's iconic compositions are rearranged by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
KMHD |Oct. 17, 2014 12:07 p.m.
Coming soon: Carlton Jackson tells the story of two great drummers he's had encounters with: Steve Gadd and Panama Francis. Jackson's infectious humor sheds light on the human side of these jazz icons.
NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 10:45 a.m.
The singer performs jazz classics, including "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Blue Monk."
NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 10:19 a.m.
In 1999, host Marian McPartland welcomed the singer in for an hour of jazz standards.
KMHD |Oct. 16, 2014 2:18 p.m.
Coming Soon: Mel Brown, a Portland jazz legend, with a weekly gig at Jimmy Mak's for the last 25 years, and his son Chris Brown, who has followed in his father's jazz footsteps, tell a joint story of their lives as jazz musicians.
KMHD |Oct. 16, 2014 1:41 p.m.
Andre St. James tells the story of his very first encounter with multi-reedist, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. It's a rare glimpse into Kirk's genius as a musician. Be sure and tune in!
NPR |Oct. 16, 2014 5:31 a.m.
These European gypsy jazz masters closed the Newport Jazz Festival. Then they played one more tune.
NPR |Oct. 14, 2014 1:37 p.m.
NPR's Melissa Block and critic Tom Moon discuss the thrill of intimacy on three new albums by duos.