Roy Hargrove On Piano Jazz

On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1998, Hargrove joins host Marian McPartland for “I Wish I Knew,” and McPartland performs her original “Threnody.”

Maya Beiser Shreds The Cello

Beiser gives some of her favorite rock and blues numbers a modern cello workover on her new album, Uncovered.

Danish String Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

The Danish String Quartet doesn’t live on Brahms and Beethoven alone. Watch the versatile group play Danish folk tunes, from centuries-old Fanø wedding dances to traditional Roskilde reels.

Happy Birthday, Blue Note

The iconic record company turns 75 this year, and to celebrate, it threw a concert featuring both its living legends and rising stars. Hear highlights and reflections on the label’s influence.

Great Danes: Three Symphonic Albums By Danish Composers

From tiny Denmark comes a big symphonic sound. Three recent albums offer a glimpse of the Nordic sound, from the undervalued Carl Nielsen, the experimental Per Nørgård and the accessible Poul Ruders.

After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates

On Oct. 19, 1814, an Austrian teenager named Franz Schubert wrote “Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel,” a boldly innovative song that remains an inspiration for singers and songwriters.