Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting
February 13, 2013 – The saxophonist and his quartet cross-pollinate Indian classical music and Captain Beefheart.
Watch Remembering Donald Byrd, Jazz Trumpeter Who Spanned Generations
February 11, 2013 – Byrd helped to develop hard bop jazz, and his funkier recordings shaped black pop music for years.
Listen Randy Weston On Piano Jazz
Watch Jaleel Shaw Quartet: Live At Berklee WBGO
Watch Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator
Listen Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet WBGO
February 7, 2013 – The composer and pianist ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center. WBGO
Read The Mix: 50 Great Jazz Vocals Jazz24
Listen Chris Potter Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
February 6, 2013 – The widely admired saxophonist has been reading Homer. Here, he presents an Odyssey-inspired suite. WBGO
Listen Anat Cohen: Bringing The Clarinet To The World
Read When Your Grandfather Is The Greatest Living Jazz Drummer
February 6, 2013 – Marcus Gilmore, 25, is in high demand these days. So is his grandpa: jazz legend Roy Haynes.
Listen Wayne Shorter On Jazz: 'How Do You Rehearse The Unknown?'
February 2, 2013 – The 79-year-old saxophonist and composer discusses his new album Without a Net.
Listen Bill Frisell On Piano Jazz
February 1, 2013 – The guitarist plays with expansiveness and a feel for the wide-open space between notes.
Listen Lionel Loueke Trio On JazzSet WBGO
Listen A 'Special Edition' Box Set Of Jack DeJohnette And Band
January 31, 2013 – A new four-CD box set highlights the music of the jazz keyboardist and drummer.
Listen Remembering Butch Morris, The Man Who Conducted Improvisation
January 30, 2013 – With a wide variety of musicians, he pioneered a system of spontaneous arranging called Conduction.