In a live tribute at 92Y in New York City, the late pianist and host of NPR’s Piano Jazz is saluted by a diverse cast of musical friends on the date of what would have been her 96th birthday.
KPLU rang in the new year of 2015 with a studio session featuring some old friends of the station who are also some of Seattle’s finest jazz musicians—Pearl Django and Gail Pettis. Pearl Django has long been regarded as one of America’s finest gypsy jazz bands. Gail is a two-time recipient of the Earshot Jazz […]
It sure was hard to pick just five, but here are the best live KPLU studio sessions of the year. Industrial Revelation This was the year for long-percolating Seattle jazz band Industrial Revelation. Nearly a decade after their first rehearsal together, Industrial Revelation was packing clubs full of young music fans, solidifying a sound blending modern […]