Jazz Night In America‘s host happens to be a Grammy-winning bassist, and he’s written a special work. Hear a bluesy, soulful oratorio for big band and gospel choir, inspired by civil-rights icons.
Once Morris Robinson dreamed of fame on the football field. Now, he’s moving audiences across the world with the power of his voice, and changing the face of opera.
The composer and pianist was only 14 when he was a guest on the program back in 1996.
How do major musicians make it happen away from major hubs? We sought out DIY presenter CapitalBop as it presented Kris Funn and Warren Wolf at a converted-warehouse stage for the DC Jazz Festival.
The one-handed British pianist pours the optimism of a young man at the dawn of his career into a classic Gershwin song.
The New York Philharmonic has appointed the 55-year-old Dutch conductor and violinist as its next music director. Does this mark a new artistic direction for the vaunted orchestra?
Music and an incredible story from the Mercury Prize winner, who started on the streets of Paris.
“I want to show the new face of Afghanistan,” says 18-year-old Elham Fanoos, now studying piano at Hunter College in New York.
While making his latest album, the inventive guitarist found that covering classic film and TV scores has an existential side effect.
Hear the “wild man of jazz” play “Just One Of Those Things” and “Bumble Rumble Blues.”