The drummer is an NEA Jazz Master who’s played with everybody, including Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett. But for his new live album, DeJohnette called in some hometown pals.
The pianist brings nuance and impressive technique to a set that includes two of her original tunes, “Porridge” and “A Stone.”
Hear LaFarge mix old-time jazz, blues, ragtime and string-band music from the past century.
NPR’s Robert Siegel sits down with Oscar Paz Suaznabar, who has played at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and on the NPR show From The Top.
“I wanted my music to change the world,” says the Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus associate. Watch the saxophonist’s legitimately epic triple-album come to life with his band, a choir and strings.
Hear a newly unearthed recording of the Miles Davis Quintet from the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.
The polymath pianist and composer has released three new albums — including a recording of his own Mass, whose writing was interrupted by a disastrous car accident.
The best-selling pianist also hosts a jazz show on BBC Radio 2. He joins NPR’s Scott Simon to share new music from three European artists who merge classic sounds with electronic elements.
The baritone saxophonist has performed in some of the best big bands that ever were — including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which salutes their 25-year-veteran in concert.
The influential vibraphonist duets with Marian McPartland in a set of favorite standards, including his own “Flying Home.”