McKay and host Michael Feinstein team up for “Pennies from Heaven” and “The Nearness of You,” and she performs her original “Beneath the Underdog.”
The show’s distinctive score is the work of Jeff Beal, who ushers viewers into its clandestine, manipulative and sometimes violent world by breaking a few musical rules.
At Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he was once a rising star, the pianist returns with a new 11-piece band which combines his trio with many of the younger musicians he has mentored.
She comes from Israel, lives in the U.S. and has a deep affinity for Brazilian music — especially the improvisatory instrumental music known as choro. The clarinetist leads a new quartet in concert.
A young tenor from New Orleans elegantly launches high Cs in a stirring but punishingly difficult Rossini aria. This is why we listen to opera!
5 years, 40 works: Long Yu wants China and the West to know each other’s contemporary music better. He’s launching a big project to accomplish just that.
A member of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Terry also enjoyed a long freelance career which included jazz education and a featured slot in NBC’s Tonight Show band. He was 94.
Gary Yershon is up for an Oscar for the score of Mr. Turner, his fourth collaboration with director Mike Leigh. The two men share a philosophy: Never tell the audience exactly how to feel.
Cain lends her smooth, feathery voice to “Wait ‘Til You See Her” and “You Don’t Know What Love Is.”
The Grand Budapest Hotel might take place in a fictional world, but Oscar-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat was there to make it feel authentic.