Stanley Cowell On Piano Jazz

The pianist performs his composition “Equipoise,” plus several inventive duets with host Marian McPartland, before an NPR studio audience.

Bang On A Can Riffs On John Cage

Florent Ghys’ An Open Cage springs from a recording of the maverick composer reading an excerpt from his Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse).

The Legacy Of The Jazz Organ In Philadelphia

In mid-century Philadelphia, dozens of organists made jazz a popular, swinging, danceable contemporary music. The city salutes three such pioneers: Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott and Charles Earland.

Simón Bolívar Big Band Jazz In Concert

The flagship jazz band of Venezuelan youth music education program El Sistema presents both American jazz masters and Venezuelan composer. It performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

The 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Concert

In a performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd and Joe Segal are recognized for their lifetimes of artistry and service to the music. Watch at 7:30 p.m. EDT.