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March 25, 2008 Springtime brings warming temperatures, a spirit of renewal, and a bunch of jazz tunes with the season in mind. Listen to these songs as you gaze out your window at the last bit of snow, walk around a park, or leaf through a gardening catalog.
May 10, 2007 From the 2006 North Sea Jazz Festival, saxophonist Benny Golson leads an all-star jam in honor of trumpet legend Clifford Brown. Keyboard synthesist Joe Zawinul, performing with the WDR Big Band, revisits the pioneering 1970s fusion collective Weather Report. Listen to both concerts recorded by JazzSet.
August 1, 2001 Max Roach was one of the founders of the jazz "be-bop" style. He also revolutionized jazz drumming by shifting the focus of the beat from the bass drum to the ride cymbal. In 1954, he formed a quintet in Los Angeles with trumpeter Clifford Brown, resulting in several classic recordings.
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