The veteran pianist, composer and educator duets with host Marian McPartland on for a rousing rendition of “Falling in Love with Love.”
This new jazz supergroup gives familiar fare by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix an unexpected new tilt.
The jazz giant reflects on his decision to release a sprawl of writings, recordings and other material to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, in his old neighborhood of Harlem.
In 1982, NPR’s Jazz Alive! recorded a big-band performance led by the inventive bassist at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall. Engineer Paul Blakemore has remastered the tapes for a new album.