Read Melissa Aldana Wins Thelonious Monk Competition For Saxophonists
September 17, 2013 – Aldana, 24, is the first female instrumentalist to take home the annual prize for young musicians.
Read Educated Guesses At The 2013 Monk Competition
Read The Masters At His Fingertips, Art Hodes Pays Tribute To Bessie Smith
September 16, 2013 – The jazz pianist's powerful 1976 album I Remember Bessie conveys a profound sense of loss.
Watch Arturo O'Farrill: Tiny Desk Concert
Read Preservation Hall Jazz Band On World Cafe WXPN
Listen Rosemary Clooney On Piano Jazz
Listen They Drive At 55: The Monterey Jazz Anniversary Tour WBGO
September 12, 2013 – JazzSet catches the anniversary show featuring Christian McBride at the Kennedy Center. WBGO
Read The Greyboy Allstars On World Cafe WXPN
Read 'Singing Just To Me': Gregory Porter On Musical Inheritance
September 11, 2013 – The singer claims three main influences: his minister mother, his absentee father and Nat King Cole.
Listen Dave King Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
Read The Odd Jobs Of The Bad Plus' Dave King
Read When Duke Flirted With The Queen
Read First Listen: Gregory Porter, 'Liquid Spirit'
Listen Chuck Mangione On Piano Jazz
Listen 'Miles Davis And Gil Evans: Still Ahead' On JazzSet WBGO
September 5, 2013 – Terence Blanchard plays Miles Davis' role with commitment and emotion in a set from Monterey. WBGO