Bill Frisell On JazzSet

Guitarist Bill Frisell shines in three very different settings: with his band reworking John Lennon tunes, in a duo with violinist Jenny Scheinman, and with The Bad Plus playing music of Paul Motian.

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

The long-defunct Impulse Records is staking its future on pianist Henry Butler. The label relaunches this month, for a second time, with a collaboration between Butler and trumpeter Steven Bernstein.

Joe Locke On Piano Jazz

The vibraphonist, a formidable soloist, has broadened his work as a composer, bandleader and educator. He takes on standards, performs an original on piano and mashes up Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon.