As Havana prepares to host this year’s International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America‘s Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.
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The violinist brings her stellar technique and infectious energy to bear when she joins host Marian McPartland for “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and “In a Sentimental Mood.”
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In words as well as music, hear how seriously Bridgewater takes her role as a music mentor and how it connects to her own experience in the jazz lineage.
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The trumpeter stretches into trap and electronics on Diaspora. Flutist Elena Pinderhughes guests on the soothing and locomotive first single.
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Stream a compilation of cosmically scaled, rarely heard sounds from a largely unheralded master.
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Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim, two of the biggest stars to emerge from South Africa, achieved success independently. But the two are cosmically linked by a single 1960 recording session.
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Her incredible technical abilities were self-evident, but in front of a microphone, she radiated pure joy.
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On her 100th birthday, Tony Bennett, Cécile McLorin Salvant and others pay tribute to the woman whose voice and vivacity redefined the Great American Songbook.
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