In the midst of releasing his debut album and playing the Newport Jazz Festival, 12-year-old piano prodigy Joey Alexander is staying centered.
The pioneering pianist, harpist, flutist and cellist has worked with Mel Tormé and Billie Holiday.
The band might not have a permanent lead singer, but on the new album Into The Deep, the musicians show just how well they’ve learned to play with others.
In this KPLU studio session, the US Army salutes jazz, with the 56th Army Jazz Band from Joint Base Lewis/McCord. Hosted by Abe Beeson, this sextet of talented troops gives us two original compositions by members of the band (Ego and Fifteen Day Dream) and a delightfully sneaky rearrangement of Miles Davis’ So What. […]
The Bad Plus is one of the most in-demand trios in jazz. Joshua Redman is one of the most in-demand saxophonists. When the trio and the saxophonist joined forces to become The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, the star-power threatened to be blinding, so when they came to KPLU for a live session, we all had […]