Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert

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.

Vijay Iyer Trio At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

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.

Stanley Cowell On Piano Jazz

The pianist performs his composition “Equipoise,” plus several inventive duets with host Marian McPartland, before an NPR studio audience.

Bang On A Can Riffs On John Cage

Florent Ghys’ An Open Cage springs from a recording of the maverick composer reading an excerpt from his Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse).

The Legacy Of The Jazz Organ In Philadelphia

In mid-century Philadelphia, dozens of organists made jazz a popular, swinging, danceable contemporary music. The city salutes three such pioneers: Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott and Charles Earland.