From the ashes of bankruptcy, can a rebooted company relive its glory days? Its new general director discusses the past, present and future.
The singer-songwriter faces her fears with a jazz standard about a love that once was. “[I] couldn’t think of having a more proper goodbye to that home and chapter of my life than this video.”
When Candice Hoyes sings, she’s channeling a legacy of black women in jazz. Her album, On a Turquoise Cloud, celebrates the genre’s storied roots.
Two new volumes of work by the legendary music writer Ralph J. Gleason are out this spring. Though he grew up during the Jazz Age, Gleason loved acts like Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead too.
You may be familiar with Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. But did you know Mendelssohn’s sister Fanny and Schumman’s wife Clara were accomplished composers, too?
Transgender people are speaking out in society — and singing in choirs nationwide. “Voice is probably one of the deepest signifiers of who a person is,” says the founder of a group about to debut.
The Brooklyn band’s music fuses rock, jazz and funk. Hear a live in-studio performance by a 12-piece incarnation of the instrumental powerhouse.
At the Dew Drop Jazz Hall across the lake from the city, music has been performed for more than a century. One of New Orleans’ great trumpeters leads his sextet in concert.
When the young composer Tõnu Kõrvits puts a lush, new spin on an old song by one of his compatriots, the long line of singing traditions in Estonia continues unbroken.
Hear re-imagined pre-Colombian music and arias from the jungles of Brazil and beyond, chosen with the help of Tom Huizenga from NPR Music’s Deceptive Cadence.