Robert Glasper Puts His Trio On Shuffle

The jazz pianist has spent the past five years essentially making modern R&B records. On the new Covered he returns to a more traditional form, but adds an eclectic twist to keep things interesting.

All In The Family: Father-Son Pairings In Jazz

In honor of Father’s Day, Christian McBride, host of NPR’s Jazz Night In America, stops by for a conversation about jazz families — starting with saxophonist Joshua Redman and his father, Dewey.

Gerry Mulligan On Piano Jazz

The baritone saxophonist performs many of his original compositions, including “Ontet” and “Good Neighbor Thelonious.”

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Song Travels

In honor of Billie Holiday’s centennial, Bridgewater performs some of Holiday’s signature songs and discusses the experience of portraying Holiday onstage.

My Friend, Ornette Coleman

Photographer John Rogers befriended the saxophonist and composer about 10 years ago. Then he started bringing other musicians to jam at Coleman’s house.