The pianist performs her own “In Search Of Hope” and “Nieta,” a tune by her late husband Elmo Hope.
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.