Gretchen Parlato, The Cookers On JazzSet

The 2012 Caramoor Jazz Festival presents everything from young artists making their marks to established stars still shining bright. We highlight singer Gretchen Parlato and hard bop band The Cookers.

Gregory Porter: Newport Jazz 2014

The commanding singer named two of his three albums Water and Liquid Spirit. Appropriately, in his triumphant return to Newport, Porter projected his booming voice through day-long rain showers.

Ask Us Anything About Beethoven

Author Jan Swafford has just published a Beethoven biography — and he’s sharing surprising facts he learned while writing his book. See some here and join us at noon today for a session on Reddit.

Jon Batiste And Stay Human: Newport Jazz 2014

Following a high-energy main stage set — filled with turbocharged versions of standards, rags and his own party anthems — the young pianist and singer brought his band out into the audience.