The High Priestess Of Soul: Nina Simone In 5 Songs

There are certain figures in jazz history whose iconic status can be telegraphed by a single name. The pianist and singer Nina Simone seems to be ascending to that place of pop-culture reverence.

Robert Glasper Puts His Trio On Shuffle

The jazz pianist has spent the past five years essentially making modern R&B records. On the new Covered he returns to a more traditional form, but adds an eclectic twist to keep things interesting.