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Muldrow Meets Mingus | March 23, 2017 2:04 p.m.

Hear how vocalist and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow has reimagined the music of Charles Mingus.


Judy Roberts On Piano Jazz

NPR | March 21, 2017 2:08 p.m.

One of Chicago's best-loved musicians joined Marian McPartland in front of a live audience at WAMC in 2003.


Record Producer And Label Executive Tommy LiPuma Has Died At Age 80

NPR | March 14, 2017 9:58 a.m.

After having worked his way up from packing records at a warehouse, he had decades of success collaborating with artists like George Benson, Diana Krall, Paul McCartney and Natalie Cole.


Combining Jazz And Extreme Noise, New York's GRID Is Just Nasty

NPR | March 14, 2017 8:07 a.m.

The trio channels '70s free jazz, but played at a grueling pace.


Joey DeFrancesco On Piano Jazz

NPR | March 10, 2017 7:45 a.m.

The now-essential organist was only 20 years old when he joined Marian McPartland in 1991.


Remembering Dave Valentin, The Dazzling Latin Jazz Flutist

NPR | March 9, 2017 8:30 a.m.

Valentin, who died Wednesday, is remembered by his longtime bandmate Robby Ameen.


Nate Smith's 'Kinfolk': A Study In Nomadic Jazz

NPR | March 6, 2017 2:01 p.m.

The drummer's first solo project, Kinfolk: Postcards From Everywhere, introduces a restless spirit.


Ahmad Jamal On Piano Jazz

NPR | March 3, 2017 4:09 p.m.

Hear the pianist, one of the most popular stylists in contemporary jazz, perform in a 1985 session.


Behind the Mic: Mark Montesano

KMHD Jazz Radio | March 3, 2017 8:37 a.m.

Mark Montesano, host of Hard Choices (Saturdays, 11am-1pm), tells us more about the man behind the mic. 


Notations from Jimmy Heath...Part II

KMHD Jazz Radio | March 3, 2017 8:20 a.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith speaks with jazz saxophone legend Jimmy Heath.