The music of the saxophonist’s three-CD, nearly three-hour work comes to life in its full glory, assisted by his long-time working band, a choir, strings and plenty of special guests.
Both the saxophonist and the collaborative trio are among the most celebrated and thoughtful jazz acts of the last couple decades. Their new quartet together remakes each others’ tunes.
Joel Krosnick, who has been a member of the quartet since 1974, has decided to retire in 2016 and focus on his teaching at the Juilliard School. He says he “will miss every single note.”
The rangy, prolific jazz trio teams up with the tenor-sax great for a journey into the murky, terrifying, thrilling unknown.
This week, the ensemble became the first professional U.S. orchestra since 1999 to play in Cuba — 86 years after its first visit to Havana.
The pianist was looking for a fun song to add to his set that evening at a Washington, D.C., jazz club when a waitress made a suggestion. The recording became a huge crossover hit: “The In Crowd.”
The Cuban pianist dazzles with his renditions of “Con Alma” and “Straight No Chaser.”
The Israeli-born jazz clarinetist brings new life to a Flying Lotus jam. The latter’s bleeps and synths are translated to acoustic instruments in a way that brings out the warmth in both environments.
Watch the piano sensation play scherzos by Chopin, seasonal pieces by Tchaikovsky and Chinese music in conjunction with the Metropolitan’s new exhibit China: Through the Looking Glass.
Twenty years ago, András Schiff hated the fortepiano — but now he’s had a change of heart. Hear a track from his new album, in which he plays Schubert on an instrument from 1820.