Jazz Music Interviews
Listen Wynton Marsalis On 'Song Travels'
Read Dave Douglas: Jazz Hymns Honor A Dying Wish
Listen Celebrating The Life Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck
Read Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck
December 5, 2012 – One of the most recognized and recognizable musicians of the postwar era has died one day shy of 92.
Read 'World On A String': John Pizzarelli Jazzes It Up
Read Jazz Man Maret Makes His Way On The Harmonica
Read Anat Cohen Bends The Spectrum On 'Claroscuro'
Read Joe Jackson Pays Tribute To 'The Duke'
Read Luciana Souza: From Bossa Nova To Chet Baker
Read 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
Read Rhiannon: An Improviser Resists The Urge To Reuse
Read 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.
Read Branford Marsalis On Sensitive Musicians And The First Family Of Jazz
August 11, 2012 – The saxophonist also outlined the failings of modern jazz and his hopes for the next generation.
Read Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'
Read Leonard Pitts On Memories Of Laundry And Nat King Cole
August 7, 2012 – The Pulitzer-winning columnist says he'll never forget the way his mother sang Nat King Cole songs.