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.

A Flurry Of Premieres For American Orchestras

How about some good — even great — news from American orchestras? Today and tomorrow, four of the country’s biggest ensembles are playing world premieres by prominent composers.

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.