A group that specializes in Balkan music talks about how they grew as a band.
The pianist covers Spanish composer Federico Mompou and American popular songwriter Alec Wilder.
This week’s Drum Fill Friday guest quizmasters are from the internationally acclaimed ensemble Sō Percussion. Hear the fill and match it to the piece.
For this week’s All Songs +1 podcast, Patrick Jarenwattananon swings by to discuss jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his new album, The Epic.
Watch two master musicians combine the sounds of harp and guitar into a singular, evocative instrument in music influenced by Africa and Asia.
After a tour through the Upper Midwest, the trumpeter pays tribute to the Norwegian settlers’ arrival on the American plains with his new album, Midwest.
The longtime president of Blue Note Records, a lifelong jazz fan, signed artists such as Norah Jones, Joe Henderson and Robert Glasper. He died of complications due to Parkinson’s Disease. He was 79.
The late trumpeter’s stunning compositions and imaginative improvisations left deep impressions on generations — such as Ingrid Jensen and Steve Treseler, who rearrange Wheeler’s catalog.
In Philip Glass’ music, the pianist shifts between delicate oscillation and stormy arpeggios.
Both the saxophonist and the collaborative trio are among the most celebrated and thoughtful jazz acts of the last couple decades. Their new quartet together remakes each others’ tunes.