As Havana prepares to host this year’s International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America‘s Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.
The violinist brings her stellar technique and infectious energy to bear when she joins host Marian McPartland for “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and “In a Sentimental Mood.”
In words as well as music, hear how seriously Bridgewater takes her role as a music mentor and how it connects to her own experience in the jazz lineage.
The trumpeter stretches into trap and electronics on Diaspora. Flutist Elena Pinderhughes guests on the soothing and locomotive first single.