Whether it’s through jazz, soul or an electronic music collaboration, Gregory Porter wants to spread Nat King Cole’s message that “the greatest thing you’ll learn is to love and be loved in return.”
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This week’s best new albums includes Drake’s highly-anticipated double album, Scorpion, Florence and the Machine’s High as Hope, previously unheard music from jazz legend John Coltrane and much more.
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The awards, which go to artists who have had significant impact in their field and who are likely to continue doing so, come with a substantial sum of money attached.
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As a kid, Washington thought he was the best Street Fighter player in the world. Now he proves it by championing professional gamer Combofiend.
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From the sultry Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa song “One Kiss” to Korean boy band BTS’s “Fake Love, NPR listeners share the songs they’ll have on repeat this summer.
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Explore the influence of Indian music on the jazz and rock scenes of the ’60s with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, prolific bassist Dave Holland and their international ensemble, Crosscurrents.
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The jazz torchbearer’s new record ‘Heaven and Earth’ represents the relationship between his inner world and outward reality.
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Highlights from June 22 include the intense industrial rock of Nine Inch Nails, the new joint project of Lecrae & Zaytoven and the wildly ambitious, shape-shifting jazz of Kamasi Washington.
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