NPR |Sept. 13, 2014 7:28 p.m.
The pianist says Waller's many contradictions make his work endlessly fun to interpret and adapt.
NPR |Sept. 12, 2014 11:20 a.m.
Hear a 2001 session in which Potter performs "I Should Care" with bassist Scott Colley.
KMHD |Sept. 08, 2014 2:55 p.m.
Pianist Harold Mabern has played with such notables as Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis; but it's his own music that continues to garner acclaim.
NPR |Sept. 07, 2014 8:03 p.m.
A pianist translates the life-of-the-party spirit of an early jazz virtuoso to today's rhythms.
NPR |Sept. 05, 2014 4:38 p.m.
Turner's new quartet album Lathe of Heaven gets its name from Ursula K. LeGuin's novel. A lot of action happens at thoughtful medium tempos, and there's beautiful dissonance in the two-horn harmonies.
NPR |Sept. 05, 2014 9:20 a.m.
Pianist Stefano Bollani is also a TV personality, a novelist and one of Europe's biggest jazz stars.
KMHD |Sept. 03, 2014 12:57 p.m.
Portishead meets jazz? Not really a surprise, if you were a fan of the British 90’s trip-hop icons who knew the ins and outs of cool jazz.
NPR |Aug. 30, 2014 9:33 a.m.
For nearly 50 years, tubist Bob Stewart has been carving a niche for his instrument in modern jazz.
NPR |Aug. 28, 2014 9:36 a.m.
The detective series Peter Gunn was popular, but Henry Mancini's music for it became iconic.
NPR |Aug. 22, 2014 10:24 a.m.
The bassist jams with host Marian McPartland on "Billie's Bounce" and "Midnight Sun."