Salvant explores the quaint art of jazz singing, but with her own aesthetic idiosyncrasies intact. Her toolbox contains anywhere from a rich, husky voice to one that tiptoes theatrically, girlishly.
The pianist and bandleader joined Marian McPartland in 2002 to perform a duet of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s “Wave.”
The Grammy-winning singer joins host Michael Feinstein to discuss his own musical evolution. McFerrin demonstrates his a cappella style and performs songs from Porgy And Bess.
Alt.Latino talks to a bandleader with deep roots in Cuban music and a role in current events. O’Farrill just released a new album called Cuba: The Conversation Continues.
With flashes of lyricism, a young composer excels at weaving sound textures together to create distinct atmospheres. Hear the album, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble.
The Boston Symphony’s summer program for young musicians has long been commissioning works and fostering new talent.
The pianist performs her own “In Search Of Hope” and “Nieta,” a tune by her late husband Elmo Hope.
Performer and composer Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ gives the Gershwin classic a distinct Vietnamese twist with the đàn bâù, an evocative traditional instrument.
The subtle, lyrical guitarist plays a delightful solo rendition of “Round Midnight” and duets with host Marian McPartland in “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me.”
For decades, virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg played his prized Stradivarius around the world. Then one day in 1980 it was snatched. Gone. But in June, the FBI called his daughter with news.