Support
provided by:
close
 

Jazz Music Videos

Lage Lund at 92Y Tribeca.

Watch Lage Lund: Live In Concert WBGO

November 16, 2011 – The Norwegian guitarist has found a home for his chops and vision in the New York jazz scene. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Derrick Hodge.

Watch Derrick Hodge: Live In Concert WBGO

October 26, 2011 – A jazz bassist who scores films and arranges for hip-hop and R&B presents his own eclectic band. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Aaron Parks.

Watch Aaron Parks: Live In Concert WBGO

October 26, 2011 – The young pianist, one of the great composers of his generation, leads a new two-keyboard band. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Ben Williams and Sound Effect perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Ben Williams And Sound Effect: Tiny Desk Concert

October 24, 2011 – The jazz star and his band perform two songs from their album State of Art at the NPR Music offices.

ListenPlaylist

Trombone Shorty at the NPR Music office.

Watch Trombone Shorty: Tiny Desk Concert

September 29, 2011 – The New Orleans native achieved stardom with his voice and his horn. But he just wants you to dance.

ListenPlaylist

Ravi Coltrane performs with his quartet, including Luis Perdomo (left) and Drew Gress (on bass) on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Live At Newport WBGO

August 8, 2011 – Hear a new set of repertoire played at Newport by the tenor saxophonist who blazes his own trail. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Ambrose Akinmusire performs with his quintet on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet, Live At Newport WBGO

August 8, 2011 – Hear the tight quintet, among the most sought-after players of their generation, play at Newport. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen, Live At Newport WBGO

August 7, 2011 – Hear the fervently imaginative trumpeter perform at Newport with his trio and special guests. WBGO

ListenPlaylist

Julian Lage performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Julian Lage Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

July 7, 2011 – The guitarist, 23, was once called a prodigy. But he's maturing into a distinctive bandleader, too.

ListenPlaylist

Booker T. Jones performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Booker T. Jones: Tiny Desk Concert

May 2, 2011 – Jones' name is synonymous with the Hammond B3 organ. Watch him play one in the NPR Music offices.

ListenPlaylist

Otis Taylor performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 1, 2010 at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Otis Taylor: Tiny Desk Concert

April 13, 2011 – Watch the banjo player perform his trademark trance-inducing blues at the NPR Music offices.

ListenPlaylist

Colin Stetson performs at the Parish in Austin, Texas.

Watch Colin Stetson, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 17, 2011 – Saxophonist Colin Stetson creates vivid, enveloping, challenging, seemingly free-form soundscapes.

ListenPlaylist

Esperanza Spalding performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Esperanza Spalding: Tiny Desk Concert

February 12, 2011 – The jazz bassist, singer and Best New Artist Grammy winner performs in the NPR Music offices.

ListenPlaylist

Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O: Tiny Desk Concert

December 20, 2010 – Though heavy on puns, the extraordinary jazz drummer's merry band isn't light on musicianship.

ListenPlaylist

Guitarist Nels Cline performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch The Nels Cline Singers: Tiny Desk Concert

September 7, 2010 – The ever-adaptable guitarist creates challenging and expressive music in the NPR Music offices.

ListenPlaylist

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor