Read Around The Jazz Internet: Aug. 31, 2012
Listen Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello On Piano Jazz
Listen Cole Porter Scores An Interracial Couple's Highs And Lows
August 30, 2012 – A listener explains how one of her parents' favorite songs became a fitting symbol of their romance.
Listen Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet
Read Detroit's Jazz 'Patriarch' Improvised A Teaching Career
August 29, 2012 – A big profile of trumpeter Marcus Belgrave emphasizes how he nurtured Detroit's jazz stars.
Read Could Thelonious Monk Win The Jazz Competition Named After Him?
August 28, 2012 – A debate on the nature of music contests, and a vision of a future beyond them.
Listen Ben Powell: In The Footsteps Of Jazz Fiddle Royalty WBUR
August 27, 2012 – The young Berklee-trained violinist dedicates his new album to the late legend Stephane Grappelli. WBUR
Watch Renaud Garcia-Fons: Tiny Desk Concert
Read Around The Jazz Internet: Aug. 24, 2012
Listen Paul Winter On Piano Jazz
Listen Kevin Eubanks On JazzSet WBGO
Read Long After Starting, A Jazz Pianist Was Only Just Beginning
August 22, 2012 – Shimrit Shoshan, who died suddenly at 29, was confident about the progress she was making.
Listen Ethan Iverson, Ben Street, Tootie Heath: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO
August 22, 2012 – A wise drummer and two curious collaborators cook comfort food from jazz standards. WBGO
Listen Rhiannon: An Improviser Resists The Urge To Reuse
Listen Marian McPartland's Storied Life, Told 'In Good Time'
August 18, 2012 – The jazz pianist and longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz tells her story in a new documentary.