With a Strauss waltz, a cheeky take on Strauss and a Beethoven concerto, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin conjures the sound of old Vienna, once the musical capital of Europe.
The soprano saxophonist is known for her high-energy compositions. Hear a 1993 session.
The genre-straddling star guitarists perform together with fluidity, precision and grace.
Completed posthumously by his son, Górecki’s pounding, enigmatic Fourth Symphony is an intriguing summation of a singular career.
Jazz in its most flexible definition hits New York City in a marathon weekend every January. Here are some of the 120 bands to seek out, including Camila Meza, Makaya McCraven and Ray Angry.
In a picturesque setting a few hours from Seoul, hundreds of thousands of millennials camp out for a three-day weekend of jazz. Its secret? It might just be that the music comes … well, not first.
South Korea began blasting K-Pop music, and anti-Pyongyang propaganda out of loudspeakers along its border with North Korea. Loudly.
In World War II, London was a dangerous place. That’s why the government launched a plan build a huge network of subterranean air raid shelters far below ground, each with the capacity to hold thousands of people.
James Masefield has been improvising on the jazz mandolin for decades, including a release on Blue Note Records. Some years back, his eclectic creativity brought him to an unexpected second career.
The early-20th-century musician’s seminal work represents the cornerstone of jazz piano conception. Pianists like Aaron Diehl, Ethan Iverson, Marc Cary and ELEW pay tribute.