There may be no better place than New Orleans to explore the ties of family and tradition in jazz. This episode of Jazz Night in America visits the Crescent City to hear two local musical giants: singer John Boutté and drummer Shannon Powell. The video documentary presents highlights from their shared concert at the George […]
The Bulgarian-born film composer and concert pianist performs original music in a 1995 session.
The latest album from the Brooklyn-based Balkan party band is a rearrangement of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Far East Suite.
Jones’ new album, Day Breaks, includes a song inspired by “Compared to What,” a jazz protest song from the late ’60s, the lyrics of which she says are “still relevant so many years later.”