The composer is the second from the new-music collective Bang on a Can to win the award with a choral work. Her oratorio explores the lives of coal miners and their families a century ago.
In a performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd and Joe Segal are recognized for their lifetimes of artistry and service to the music. Watch at 7:30 p.m. EDT.
Saxophonist Charles Lloyd has built his career on merging musical styles, places and times. For his latest album, the newly minted NEA Jazz Master worked in two old European instruments.
In a 1985 session, the composer, arranger and pianist plays “Days Of Wine And Roses” and other favorites.
On a new album, one of today’s top singers turns her blues, country and folk-tinged delivery on Holiday’s songbook. Jazz Night catches Wilson live in concert, and catches up with key collaborators.
The flagship jazz band of Venezuelan youth music education program El Sistema presents both American jazz masters and Venezuelan composer. It performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.
A master of the seven-string guitar, Pizzarelli plays standards with a terrific backing band.
The modernist composer’s solo percussion music — fueled by quick pulses in bongos and the fat punctuations of bass drums — flows in a new recording.
Inspired by a Uruguayan author’s three-volume history of the Americas, jazz pianist and composer Myra Melford has written a suite for her new quintet.