Helen Sung On Piano Jazz

The pianist shows off her compositional skills when she plays her own tune (“Hope Springs Eternally”), and she joins host Marian McPartland on “Someday My Prince Will Come.”

Lewis Nash Quintet, Kurt Elling On JazzSet

JazzSet ramps up with music from Newport 2012. From the Quad Stage, hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.

Legendary Pianist Horace Silver Dies At 85

The bandleader and composer shifted the jazz landscape of the 1950s and ’60s with his bluesy, funky music. Along the way, he mentored major musicians and devised future jazz standards.

The 2014 World Cup Anthems Quiz

Know your “Marseillaise” from your “God Save the Queen?” If you fancy yourself a World Cup know-it-all, try matching the team to its national anthem in this musical puzzler.

Rhythm Runs In The Family: Drummers On Their Dads

Many jazz musicians got the music bug from their fathers. Find out what second-generation percussionists like Nasheet Waits, Ralph Peterson and Sheila E. say about their fathers’ influence.