Topic: Music

Steely Dan On Piano Jazz

NPR | April 18, 2014 1:34 p.m.

Donald Fagen and Walter Becker play their "Josie" as well as "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."

Marie Marcus On Piano Jazz

NPR | April 18, 2014 7:59 a.m.

Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor.

Jazz Journalists Association Recognizes Its Musicians Of The Year

NPR | April 15, 2014 2:37 p.m.

Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter headline the musicians awarded for achievement in the year 2013.

KMHD Studio Session: Tord Gustavsen Quartet

KMHD | April 14, 2014 2:43 p.m.

Watch a performance from the 2014 Portland Jazz Festival inside the KMHD studios with the Tord Gustavsen Quartet.

Dee Dee Bridgewater On 'Song Travels'

NPR | April 11, 2014 11:17 a.m.

The singer performs two of Billie Holiday's signature songs: "Loverman" and "God Bless the Child."

5 Points Where Poetry Meets Jazz

NPR | April 11, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Hear a sampling of collisions between the written word and the improvised solo.

Notations with Dave Frishberg

OPB | April 09, 2014 2:25 p.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith recently spoke with veteran jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, Dave Frishberg. Incidentally, Frishberg is also a resident of Portland.

Wayne Henderson, Jazz Crusaders Co-Founder, Dies

NPR | April 07, 2014 2:18 p.m.

With his fellow Houston natives, the trombonist started a band that would encompass more than jazz.

Mulgrew Miller On Piano Jazz

NPR | April 04, 2014 9:44 a.m.

Miller's unique harmonic and rhythmic style comes through in "Carousel," from a 2002 session.

A Guitarist Starts Anew, Except For This Old Song

NPR | April 01, 2014 10:53 a.m.

Matthew Stevens has mostly moved on from his shelved debut album. But one tune remains in rotation.

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