In a 1985 session, the composer, arranger and pianist plays “Days Of Wine And Roses” and other favorites.
On a new album, one of today’s top singers turns her blues, country and folk-tinged delivery on Holiday’s songbook. Jazz Night catches Wilson live in concert, and catches up with key collaborators.
Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.
A master of the seven-string guitar, Pizzarelli plays standards with a terrific backing band.
The modernist composer’s solo percussion music — fueled by quick pulses in bongos and the fat punctuations of bass drums — flows in a new recording.
Inspired by a Uruguayan author’s three-volume history of the Americas, jazz pianist and composer Myra Melford has written a suite for her new quintet.
Born in Cuba in the late 1800s, danzón had couples gliding in a kind of formal square dance a century later.
“I wanted to show another side of my passion,” says 25-year-old Hailey Niswanger, whose new album PDX Soul is a departure from her previous straight-ahead jazz albums.
An expert on rhythm and phrasing, the singer accompanies herself on piano for “As Long As I Live.”
Classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa is a YouTube star. Reactions to her divisive and fiercely political Twitter account became the catalyst for a string of problems at the Toronto Symphony.