Music | A Jazz Life

Marc Cary

KMHD Jazz Radio | April 27, 2015 2:46 p.m.

Click to find out how Dizzy Gillespie affected pianist Marc Cary in more way than he would have ever thought.


First Listen: Kamasi Washington, 'The Epic'

NPR | April 27, 2015 12:28 p.m.

Over the course of three discs, dozens help the saxophonist deliver on his album's title.


The Legacy Of The Jazz Organ In Philadelphia | April 27, 2015 7:56 a.m.

The city salutes three of its many organ pioneers: Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott and Charles Earland.


The Bad Plus Joshua Redman At Detroit Jazz Festival | April 24, 2015 4:05 p.m.

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


Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert | April 24, 2015 4:04 p.m.

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


Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert | April 24, 2015 4:02 p.m.

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


Vijay Iyer Trio At Metropolitan Museum Of Art | April 24, 2015 4 p.m.

A piano trio that's made an art of collective rhythmic risk-taking performs at an Egyptian temple.


Akua Dixon At Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival | April 24, 2015 3:49 p.m.

The cellist leads her string ensemble in concert, featuring her two children on voice and drums.


Stanley Cowell On Piano Jazz

NPR | April 24, 2015 8:10 a.m.

Hear the pianist perform his composition "Equipoise" for an NPR studio audience.


The 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Concert

NPR | April 20, 2015 3:13 p.m.

Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd and Joe Segal are recognized tonight in New York.