Watch Dave Brubeck Was The Macklemore Of 1954
Listen Tootie Heath And Matt Wilson On JazzSet WBGO
Read Too Much Of A Good Thing? Jane Ira Bloom's Beautiful Ballads
January 31, 2014 – On Sixteen Sunsets, the soprano saxophonist varies and honors melody like Billie Holiday.
Read Herbie Hancock On Piano Jazz
Read Duke Ellington's Lost Opera, Forever A Work In Progress
February 2, 2014 – When the prolific composer died in 1974, he left one of his most ambitious projects unfinished.
Read Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet WBGO
February 6, 2014 – The composer and pianist ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center. WBGO
Listen Cedar Walton On Piano Jazz
Read How A Stressful Night For Miles Davis Spawned Two Classic Albums
February 9, 2014 – In 1964, a high-stakes gig and some backstage tension led to a singular performance caught on tape.
Read 'When The Bus For The Record Label Comes By': Behind Hot Tone Music
February 9, 2014 – While making an album, bassist Mimi Jones signed "bad-ass" musicians who also happen to be women.
Read In Session: Frank Wess' 'Magic 201' Offers One Last Lesson
February 11, 2014 – There's something tender and specific about the ways elders like Frank Wess shaped their notes.
Listen Kenny Barron And Dave Holland On JazzSet WBGO
Read 5 New Jazz Albums From 2014 So Far
Read Grace Kelly On Piano Jazz
Read After 18 Years Of Marriage And Two Children, A Couple Releases Their Debut Albums
February 14, 2014 – After welcome delays, Rudy and Shamie Royston are starting to launch their careers as musicians.
Watch A Man, A Plan, A Concept Album About Panama
Read John Dankworth On Piano Jazz
Read Rail, Radio And Booze: A Look At Montreal Jazz History
February 22, 2014 – A free web documentary traces how Oscar Peterson and others thrived in a Canadian nightlife capital.
Read Still 'Out To Lunch' 50 Years Later
Read Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio On JazzSet
Listen Alice Coltrane On Piano Jazz
Listen Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels
Read First Listen: Ambrose Akinmusire, 'the imagined savior is far easier to paint'
March 2, 2014 – The young trumpeter may be the most buzzed-about, sought-after player of his generation.
Listen Warren Wolf And Wolfpack: Live In Concert WBGO
Read Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba
March 5, 2014 – Harris Eisenstadt spent two weeks studying percussion on the island. Here's what he found.