Jazz Music Interviews
Listen Jazz Man Maret Makes His Way On The Harmonica
Listen Anat Cohen Bends The Spectrum On 'Claroscuro'
Listen Joe Jackson Pays Tribute To 'The Duke'
Listen Luciana Souza: From Bossa Nova To Chet Baker
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
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.
Listen 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.
Listen Jazz Vocalist Susie Arioli Goes 'All The Way'
Listen 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.
Listen Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet: Scat Singing To Its Own Tune
August 4, 2012 – After years singing other people's songs, bandleader Ginny Carr has crafted an album of originals.
Listen At Home With The Coltranes, Listening To Stravinsky
July 19, 2012 – Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane (son of John and Alice) recalls a childhood filled with symphonic music.
Listen 'Initial Here': Jazz Musician Linda Oh Plays Out Her Heritage
July 8, 2012 – Oh's album weaves in her family's journey from China to Malaysia to Australia.
Watch Stephane Wrembel: Music As 'A Question Of Life And Death'
July 1, 2012 – The French guitarist discusses his new album and the enduring influence of Django Reinhardt.
Listen A Lone Trumpeter Serenades The National Mall