Steely Dan On Piano Jazz

Donald Fagen and Walter Becker are masters of irony and erudition. The pair perform their Steely Dan hit “Josie” and standards “Mood Indigo” and “Hesitation Blues.”

Jason Moran On JazzSet

At the KC Jazz Club, Moran sets up two tunes with pre-produced sound montages, including a unique take on “Honeysuckle Rose.” Hear Moran’s long-running Bandwagon trio play Washington, D.C.

Marie Marcus On Piano Jazz

Cape Cod’s “First Lady of Jazz” performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor, in this session from 1983.

Dee Dee Bridgewater On ‘Song Travels’

The singer performs two of Billie Holiday’s signature songs, “Loverman” and “God Bless the Child,” and discusses the haunting experience of portraying Holiday onstage.

5 Points Where Poetry Meets Jazz

Structured and free, sonic and rhythmic, poems and jazz music seem like natural partners. For National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month, here are some notable collisions between the two.

Billy Childs Quartet On JazzSet

Recorded live at The Blue Whale in Los Angeles, the Grammy-winning pianist and his quartet make psychic connections to Freddie Hubbard via “Bolivia.”