First Listen: Kat Edmonson, ‘The Big Picture’

A savvy student of ’60s film soundtracks, jazz-pop stylists and Brill Building songcraft, Edmonson nods to her influences at every turn. But her take on those musical languages is fresh and fluent.

Bill Charlap And Renee Rosnes On Piano Jazz

It’s rare to have three great pianists at three pianos in one studio. Charlap and Rosnes join host Marian McPartland in this 2008 session for a trio of “You and the Night and the Music.”

Shara Worden On Q2’s ‘Spaces’

My Brightest Diamond’s busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home.