Tony Bennett, Barbara Carroll, Bill Charlap, Chris Brubeck and more pay tribute to the grande dame of Piano Jazz.
A mishap in the South African soprano’s Metropolitan Opera debut still makes her laugh, but that night ended with a standing ovation. Now she’s in Los Angeles for The Marriage of Figaro.
For the centennial of the great Russian’s birth, critic and piano maven Steve Wigler recalls a herculean talent who shook Carnegie Hall to its foundation.
A British choral group, known for its incandescent sound, reveals bells and sunlight in the Estonian composer’s Nunc dimittis.
From huge auditoriums to tiny basements, living legends to rising stars, watch highlights of the webcast, featuring Wynton Marsalis, Pedrito Martinez, Robert Glasper, Johnny O’Neal and Lou Donaldson.
For this season, each member of the all-star octet representing the San Francisco jazz institution wrote a new piece for the band, and rearranged a work by a saxophone master.
This year, the octet has chosen to salute a tenor sax titan and a long-time San Francisco resident. It plays re-arrangements of Henderson classics along with new original pieces live in concert.
For the new album Lost and Found, a Berlin Philharmonic oboist unearthed concertos by fine but forgotten composers from Mozart’s time.
NPR’s Arun Rath had been dying to interview the renowned jazz drummer for years. When he got the chance, it turned out Heath had some questions for him, as well.
The venturesome duo plays visionary Beethoven, heartbreaking Janáček and a piece by Philip Glass that unfolds like a lullaby.