The Silence And Awe Of Arvo Pärt

The Estonian composer’s contemplative yet powerful music has found popularity beyond the borders of classical music. He’s making a rare appearance in the U.S. to attend a festival of his music.

Joe Bushkin On Piano Jazz

In a session from 1998, the pianist performs his original “Oh, Look at Me Now” and duets with host Marian McPartland for George Gershwin’s “They Can’t Take that Away From Me.”

Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers On JazzSet

Marvel at the musical flow — even in non-Western modes and odd, long meters at breakneck speeds — in this set, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival.

Blue Note At 75, The Concert: Wayne Shorter Quartet

During the ’60s, Shorter came to the fore not only as a saxophonist, but as a composer with a sixth sense for how to break the rules of harmony. His band launches new ideas off old themes in concert.

Blue Note At 75, The Concert: Norah Jones

At her record company’s 75th-anniversary gala, the singer-songwriter performs with her labelmates — some of whom, like Wayne Shorter and Jason Moran, happen to be modern jazz stars.