5 Acts Not To Miss At Newport Jazz 2014

The Newport Jazz Festival turns 60 this year, and NPR Music will be there for the anniversary. When we’re not recording, we’ll be checking out bands led by Vijay Iyer, John Zorn, Ron Carter and more.

Jessica Williams On Piano Jazz

Dave Brubeck called her “one of the greatest jazz pianists I have ever heard.” She digs up an old tune and calls two Monk numbers on this 1992 episode of the program.

Charles Lloyd’s Sangam On JazzSet

Charles Lloyd is celebrating his 75th birthday with a new album, Hagar’s Song, and concert in the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.