When he gets a chance to be the frontman, the Brooklyn trombonist runs a nifty jazz quartet. Assisted by vocalist Camila Meza (and by employer Sufjan Stevens, in absentia), Catharsis visits NPR.
The jazz legend joins host Michael Feinstein for an instrumental duet of “When Sonny Gets Blue,” and singer Lani Hall (Alpert’s wife) performs “That Old Black Magic” with Feinstein’s accompaniment.
Piano Jazz honors the legendary trumpeter Joe Wilder. In this 2000 session, Wilder joins host Marian McPartland and bassist Rufus Reid for the Gershwin’s “Lady Be Good.”
From outdoor festivals to concert halls in major cities, JazzSet was there. Hear an intimate, bittersweet farewell, with highlights that span the NPR jazz program’s 23-year run.
Gustavo Dudamel conducts Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and a new percussion concerto by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang in this season opener at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Stream a live Carnegie Hall concert of Bach’s four orchestral suites, played by the superb Academy of Ancient Music, led by Richard Egarr.
Hear a live performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under their electrifying conductor Riccardo Muti, in a thrilling program of Debussy, Mendelssohn and Scriabin.
Hear the beloved American baritone sing a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon in this recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger.
Hear the eminent pianist in a recital of sublime works spanning Classical-era elegance and introspective Romantic drama.
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.