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Songs We Love: Mara Hruby, 'In The Wee Small Hours'

NPR | May 25, 2016 11:21 a.m.

The singer-songwriter faces her fears with a jazz standard about a love that once was.


Leroy Jones' New Orleans Strut | May 20, 2016 9:23 a.m.

At the Dew Drop Jazz Hall, bands like the trumpeter's sextet have performed for more than a century.


At 80, Carla Bley Keeps Looking Toward The Next Composition

NPR | May 20, 2016 7:11 a.m.

The pianist and composer celebrated her 80th birthday with a gala concert and new album.


Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: 50 Years Of Mondays | May 16, 2016 4:35 p.m.

Hear a salute to the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the most influential modern big band.


Catherine Russell: Sunny Side Of The Street | May 12, 2016 1:23 p.m.

The singer assembles a vocal trio to take on a book of music she once sang with her mother.

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Notations from… Corcoran Holt Pt. 2

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 9, 2016 1:19 p.m.

Bassist Cocoran Holt suggests music to listen to and gives us a glimpse into his past on this second edition of Notations...


Jim Ferguson On Piano Jazz

NPR | May 6, 2016 12:34 p.m.

The singing bassist presents original songs and standards in a session from 2001.


Songs We Love: Idris Ackamoor And The Pyramids, 'Rhapsody In Berlin'

NPR | May 4, 2016 7 a.m.

A reunited band throws an ecstatic dance party with throwback funk vibes and multiculti merger.


Throwback Thursday: Five Great Jazz Tiny Desk Concerts

NPR | April 29, 2016 12:16 p.m.

For our Throwback Thursday, we revisit jazz tiny desk concerts that knocked our socks off. Ya dig?


Rose Murphy On Piano Jazz

NPR | April 29, 2016 8:24 a.m.

Hear the singer and pianist perform "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" in a 1988 session.