The Los Angeles jazz saxophonist ended up on the latest records by rapper Kendrick Lamar and electronic music producer Flying Lotus. His new three-CD recording is no less ambitious.
The jazz pianist is celebrating his birthday with a pair of new releases, one of which documents how his creative process plays out in front of live audiences.
The accomplished pianist and French-horn player performs her composition “Waltz For Achim” and more.
Though the 76-year-old Uruguayan violinist has played with many of the top jazz artists in the U.S. and Latin America, he’s not as well-known as he should be.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra salutes its Scottish baritone saxophonist and elder statesman with a program of his favorite Ellingtonia and a new concerto by Wynton Marsalis.
In the old poem, it’s April showers that bring May flowers. But in opera, flowers pop up for a variety of reasons — not all of them pretty.
A piano trio that’s made an art of collective rhythmic risk-taking plays Iyer’s distinctive compositions and those of his disruptive heroes, with the backdrop of an Egyptian temple.
Fueled by a dozen years of rhythmic interaction (and a lot of espresso), Iyer’s working band transforms selections from throughout the pianist’s deep and varied catalog.
Saxophonist and composer Steve Coleman’s new album for large ensemble is called Synovial Joints, after the different ways the human body moves. The MacArthur Fellow explains how nature inspires him.
You just can’t stick a modern mouthpiece on an antique saxophone and get the right sound. The answer could be in the lab.