The subtle, lyrical guitarist plays a delightful solo rendition of “Round Midnight” and duets with host Marian McPartland in “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me.”
The New Orleans trumpeter wasn’t thinking about Eric Garner, Michael Brown or #blacklivesmatter when he first assembled this funky new band. But then it became a way to ward off despair.
The drummer, composer and bandleader’s latest album, The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul, is part of her ongoing effort to showcase women in jazz.
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. […]