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Jazz Night In America Upcoming Schedule | Oct. 6, 2015 2:55 p.m.

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Songs We Love: Hieroglyphic Being & JITU Ahn-Sahm-Buhl, 'Universe Is A Simulation'

NPR | Oct. 5, 2015 3:47 p.m.

Experimental beat-maker Jamal Moss' astral jazz turn features an unlikely duet with Daniel Carter.


Joe Lovano And Dave Holland On Piano Jazz

NPR | Oct. 2, 2015 8:23 a.m.

The saxophonist and bassist formed a dynamic trio with Marian McPartland for this 2000 session.


Wein's World: George Wein At 90 | Oct. 1, 2015 11:48 a.m.

The music-festival impresario guides us through highlights from his Newport Jazz Festival.


Phil Woods, Top Jazz Saxophonist, Has Died

NPR | Sept. 29, 2015 4:42 p.m.

The alto player, chiefly inspired by Charlie Parker, performed for six decades.

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David Ackerman Revisited

KMHD Jazz Radio | Sept. 28, 2015 1:09 p.m.

As a teenager, David Ackerman was fortunate enough to see many jazz acts while growing up in New York City. One of those acts was Charles Mingus, the bassist famous not only for his musical genius but also his legendary temper. This particular show did not disappoint. Follow the link to hear the story.


Jay Leonhart On Song Travels

NPR | Sept. 25, 2015 10:57 a.m.

The bassist joins Michael Feinstein for a duet of the Gershwin-inspired "Problem."


Ray Brown On Piano Jazz

NPR | Sept. 25, 2015 8:30 a.m.

The bassist, famous for his precision and beautiful tone, joined Marian McPartland in 1996.


Wayne Shorter With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

AP | Sept. 24, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The saxophonist and composer has never been afraid to be an original thinker.


Songs We Love: John Scofield, 'Mr. Puffy'

NPR | Sept. 24, 2015 9:03 a.m.

Jazz guitarist returns to the sound of his straight-ahead quartet with saxophonist Joe Lovano.