Listen John Bunch On Piano Jazz
Read Crystalline New Music For Flutes And Mallets
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'
Read Patriotism And Protest: Jazz For July 4
Read An Improviser Learns The Art Of Patience
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 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 John Scofield Returns To The Scene Of The Jam
Read Oui Et Oui: Montreal Jazz's French Connection WBGO
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 '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.
Listen Arturo Sandoval On Piano Jazz
Read Cécile McLorin Salvant: Making Old Songs New Again
June 18, 2013 – The 23-year-old jazz phenom makes a huge splash with her takes on vintage jazz and blues numbers.
Watch Terence Blanchard Turns A Tragic Champion Into An Opera Hero
June 15, 2013 – The jazz composer's latest project is an opera based on the true story of a gay boxer in the 1960s.
Read Two Generations Of Jazz Guitar Tune Up For Father's Day
June 15, 2013 – Bucky Pizzarelli and his son, John, have been collaborating since John was a kid.
Watch NO BS! Brass Band: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Cynthia Sayer On Piano Jazz
Watch Reflections On A Dozen Years With Abbey Lincoln
Listen Janis Siegel On Piano Jazz
June 14, 2013 – Hear the seductive vocalist from The Manhattan Transfer sing material from Annie Lennox and more.
Watch Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died
Listen The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert WBGO