The latest album from the Brooklyn-based Balkan party band is a rearrangement of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Far East Suite.
Jones’ new album, Day Breaks, includes a song inspired by “Compared to What,” a jazz protest song from the late ’60s, the lyrics of which she says are “still relevant so many years later.”
Hear the husband-and-wife duo join Marian McPartland for a trio version of “Joy Spring” in a 1998 session.
Oliver Jones may be the most famous living jazz pianist you’ve never heard of. But in Canada, Oliver Jones is a champion for jazz — adored in his native Quebec and across the country.