Read First Listen: Colin Stetson, 'New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light'
April 21, 2013 – The saxophonist uses circular breathing to craft muscular soundscapes that bulge and roar ominously.
Read First Listen: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, 'Brooklyn Babylon'
April 21, 2013 – In a future metropolis, one man's ambition abuts his loyalty. An ultramodern big band keeps score.
Read Tito Puente: 90 Years Of Getting People To Dance
Listen Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz
April 19, 2013 – The bassist and singer brings her grooving bass lines and neo-soul vocals to Piano Jazz.
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Read Jazz Great Hugh Masekela, Fresh Because He's Fascinated
April 17, 2013 – The South African trumpeter says at age 74, "I feel like I'm just beginning."
Read How Taxes And Moving Changed The Sound Of Jazz
Read South By South Africa: 5 Jazz Acts From The Rainbow Nation WBGO
April 16, 2013 – The Cape Town International Jazz Festival, one of Africa's largest, featured all five of these acts. WBGO
Listen Eddie Palmieri On Piano Jazz
Listen Laurence Hobgood On Piano Jazz
Read Earl Hines: Big Bands And Beyond On A New Box Set
Listen Jeff Ballard Fairgrounds: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
April 10, 2013 – With his ever-changing Fairgrounds band, a top drummer gets to mix and match his favorite musicians. WBGO
Read The Creators Of Jazz Appreciation Month Start Celebrating
April 9, 2013 – Drummer Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez and pianist Randy Weston donated items to the Smithsonian.
Watch How Norway Funds A Thriving Jazz Scene