Ravi Coltrane On Piano Jazz

Coltrane and host Marian McPartland discuss his family’s musical heritage and his individual approach to music, with performances of “Naima” and Giant Steps,” in a session from 2000.

SpokFrevo Orquestra: Carnival And Jazz

A big band from Brazil has developed a unique, jazz-influenced take on a holiday tradition. Maestro Spok and his 17-piece crew present an adventurous program at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Soul Creole On World Cafe

The young band, led by Grammy-nominated fiddler Louis Michot and zydeco accordionist Corey Ledet, fuses Cajun and Creole sounds in a wild, boundary-blurring mix.

A Jazz Institution Moves Back Home To Los Angeles

Jazz’s highest-profile competition recently crowned a new victor in a star-studded gala. But for the Thelonious Monk Institute, competition is only a small part of its desire to be back out West.