Jazz Music Interviews
Read Authentic Early Jazz, From A 23-Year-Old 'WomanChild'
June 3, 2013 – Vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant and pianist Aaron Diehl honor old traditions as young people.
Read Balancing Influences: Saxophonist Mahanthappa Blends Styles
May 12, 2013 – Rudresh Mahanthappa blends Indian and Western styles, and still makes it rock.
Read Meet The Man Who Assembles The World's Biggest Jazz Concert
April 30, 2013 – Pianist John Beasley isn't a household name, but he directs many of them for International Jazz Day.
Read Jazz Great Hugh Masekela, Fresh Because He's Fascinated
April 17, 2013 – The South African trumpeter says at age 74, "I feel like I'm just beginning."
Watch Bridging Arabic And Western Music With An Unusual Instrument
March 31, 2013 – Ibrahim Maalouf's four-valve trumpet plays "blue notes" common to jazz and Middle Eastern styles.
Read Hiromi: Finding Music In The Daily Din
Read When Your Grandfather Is The Greatest Living Jazz Drummer
February 6, 2013 – Marcus Gilmore, 25, is in high demand these days. So is his grandpa: jazz legend Roy Haynes.
Read Anat Cohen: Bringing The Clarinet To The World
Read Wayne Shorter On Jazz: 'How Do You Rehearse The Unknown?'
February 2, 2013 – The 79-year-old saxophonist and composer discusses his new album Without a Net.
Read The New SFJAZZ Center, As Seen By Its Musicians
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