Working with a new band and deep into the making of a new record with collaborator Terrace Martin, Herbie Hancock finds himself in conversation with his own visions of the future, now 40 years old.
Hear the pianist in the Quincy Jones Orchestra join host Marian McPartland for some swinging music and a discussion about the role of women in jazz.
Scofield’s albums Loud Jazz and Quiet were both genuine expressions of his flexible musical personality. In this program, he performs a retrospective that bridges the difference.
The jazz pianist’s latest album with his go-go backing band features a powerful song he wrote in tribute to the young Baltimore man who died in 2015 of injuries sustained in police custody.