The jazz composer and pianist wrote the devotional work after her conversion to Catholicism. For her long, endlessly inventive and astonishing career, she belongs at the center of our canon.
Working with a new band and deep into the making of a new record with collaborator Terrace Martin, Herbie Hancock finds himself in conversation with his own visions of the future, now 40 years old.
The jazz pianist's latest album with his go-go backing band features a powerful song he wrote in tribute to the young Baltimore man who died in 2015 of injuries sustained in police custody.
Tepfer sees jazz as the pursuit of freedom within a framework — a premise that underlies his work with improvisational algorithms and a Yamaha Disklavier. He unpacks the project in this video.