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Farnell Newton

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 29, 2015 12:11 p.m.


Pamela Hines On Piano Jazz

NPR | May 29, 2015 9:53 a.m.

The pianist brings nuance and impressive technique to a set that includes her original tunes.


Jitterbug Vipers On Song Travels

NPR | May 29, 2015 7:23 a.m.

The 1930s-style "viper jazz" band swings with rock 'n' roll fury in a live studio session.


Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert | May 28, 2015 7:07 a.m.

The saxophonist's sprawling work comes to life with his band, a choir, strings and special guests.


Jamie Cullum Wants You To Hear These Jazz Tunes

NPR | May 27, 2015 10:48 a.m.

The best-selling pianist shares new music from three artists who merge classic and modern sounds.


First Listen: Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus, 'The Bad Plus Joshua Redman'

NPR | May 27, 2015 3:55 a.m.

The rangy jazz trio teams with the tenor-sax great for a journey into the murky, thrilling unknown.


Songs We Love: Miles Davis Quintet, 'Gingerbread Boy' (Live At Newport)

NPR | May 26, 2015 10:03 a.m.

Hear a newly unearthed recording of the Miles Davis Quintet from the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.


Joe Temperley: 'No Greater Sound On Earth' | May 22, 2015 12:53 p.m.

The baritone saxophonist has performed in some of the best big bands that ever were.


Lionel Hampton On Piano Jazz

NPR | May 22, 2015 11:56 a.m.

The influential vibraphonist duets with Marian McPartland in a set of favorite standards.


All Songs +1: 'Epic' Jazz From Kamasi Washington

NPR | May 22, 2015 7:37 a.m.

This week's +1 podcast is a discussion of saxophonist Kamasi Washington's new album, The Epic.