Read Crystalline New Music For Flutes And Mallets
Listen Lewis Nash Quintet, Kurt Elling On JazzSet
Read On Two New Albums, A Modern-Minded Brass Band Cuts Loose
July 8, 2013 – Virginia's No BS! Brass Band taps into, and ultimately expands, the brass-band tradition.
Read George Benson Follows The Path Of His 'Unforgettable' Idol
July 6, 2013 – Like Nat King Cole, Benson is a jazz instrumentalist who became a pop star when he started singing.
Listen Ron Carter On Piano Jazz
July 5, 2013 – The man who set the standard for modern jazz bass performs Miles Davis' "So What" and more.
Listen Mark O'Connor On 'Song Travels'
Listen Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen On JazzSet WBGO
July 4, 2013 – Avishai Cohen's Triveni is spare, with just trumpet, bass and drums at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO
Read Patriotism And Protest: Jazz For July 4
Read An Improviser Learns The Art Of Patience
Read First Listen: Chucho Valdés And The Afro-Cuban Messengers, 'Border-Free'
June 30, 2013 – Every release by the great pianist digs deeper into the common roots of jazz and Cuban music.
Read First Listen: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 'That's It!'
June 30, 2013 – The jazz masters' first album of entirely original material pushes music lovers to dance.
Read John Scofield Returns To The Scene Of The Jam
Listen Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano, Big Phat Band On JazzSet WBGO
June 27, 2013 – Marsalis leads the Louis Armstrong Continuum, and the Big Phat Band plays "Rhapsody in Blue." WBGO
Read Oui Et Oui: Montreal Jazz's French Connection WBGO
Read 'My Ellington': A Pianist Gives Duke Her Personal Touch
June 26, 2013 – Aki Takase's new album of Duke Ellington tunes reflects influences from Monk to Schoenberg.