Salamishah Tillet explains why Simone’s pursuit of a life without fear still gives us all — musicians and fans alike — something to learn from.
He revolutionized and continues to explore the jazz piano trio. Hear five selections from his staggering and ever-expanding body of small-group work.
Willard Robison wrote strange pastoral tunes in the mid-1920s. Jazz guitarist Matt Munisteri has been collecting and recording these songs for nearly a decade, and he’s finally gotten around to releasing his own versions.