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Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 7:58 a.m.

The bassist and singer performs "Prelude To A Kiss" with Marian McPartland in a 2008 session.


Herbie Hancock's Latest Voyage | Oct. 21, 2016 7:34 a.m.

Herbie Hancock's latest band performs at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in New York City.


Oliver Jones: A Canadian Jazz Legend Heads Home | Oct. 20, 2016 12:23 p.m.

In Canada, jazz pianist Oliver Jones is a hero - adored in his native Quebec and across the country.


From Slavic Soul Party!, A Match Made In High-Concept Heaven

NPR | Oct. 17, 2016 4:19 p.m.

On its new album, the Balkan party band reimagines Duke Ellington's Far East Suite.


On Her Latest, Norah Jones Returns To Old Influences

NPR | Oct. 15, 2016 9:32 a.m.

Jones' new album, Day Breaks, includes a song inspired by "Compared to What," a jazz protest song from the late '60s, the lyrics of which she says are "still relevant so many years later."


Jackie And Roy On Piano Jazz

NPR | Oct. 14, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Hear the husband-and-wife duo join Marian McPartland for a trio version of "Joy Spring."

Music | Arts

Dance Like Animals In Wynton Marsalis' 'Spaces' | Oct. 7, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Tap dancer Jared Grimes and street dancer Lil Buck embody animals in Marsalis' new jazz suite.


Tom Grant

KMHD Jazz Radio | Oct. 4, 2016 2:22 p.m.

Notations from… Charmaine Neville

KMHD Jazz Radio | Oct. 3, 2016 1:12 p.m.

What Was 'A Blog Supreme'?

NPR | Oct. 1, 2016 6:09 a.m.

A history of NPR's jazz thing, and a goodbye, from its editor.