Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:11 PM • NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America about the forgotten all-female big bands that toured the United States during World War II.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:34 PM • The genre-jumping producer is set to release Flamagra, his first album in five years, in May with features from Solange, Anderson .Paak, George Clinton and more.
Monday, April 15, 2019 9:00 AM • Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Maria Schneider are recipients of the 2019 Jazz Masters award ??? the highest honor the U.S. gives to a jazz musician or advocate.
Saturday, April 13, 2019 12:36 PM • The New Jersey-based drummer performed his latest record, Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music!, for a live audience at Rough Trade in New York City.
Thursday, April 04, 2019 4:15 PM • In 2016, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra faced a scandal that cast doubt on its very future. The road to recovery has been, in the words of the group's new CEO, "a tightrope walk."
Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:43 AM • African-Americans in the city have paraded in spectacular regalia inspired by Native American motifs for more than a century. The song of the Mardi Gras Indians exudes joy, defiance ??? and mystery.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:00 AM • Karl Denson talks about tunes from the Karl Denson's Tiny Universe's latest album.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:09 PM • Members of the West Coast jazz and hip-hip group discuss SOL Development's debut album and the role music plays in community activism.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 8:42 AM • The jazz legend and barrier breaker was born on March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Ala.
Thursday, March 07, 2019 5:00 AM • The London trio, led by Shabaka Hutchings on reeds, liberates itself from received jazz wisdom, let alone any form of decorum.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 5:00 AM • Days after Solange dropped her visual album When I Get Home, the artist/auteur doubled down on her love for Houston by hosting screenings of the album's companion art film all across the city.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:31 PM • The rules of musical gravity don't apply for the spirited saxophonist, composer and producer.
Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25 PM • He called it "a parallel to the history of the American Negro." Duke Ellington's Black, Brown and Beige wasn't an immediate hit, but it set a tone for ambitious, provocative works about black life.
Friday, February 22, 2019 10:10 AM • Bill Frisell, an elite jazz guitarist, teams up with bassist Thomas Morgan to imagine a playful riff on this 007 theme.
Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:02 AM • The 29-year-old pianist and composer who performs all the on-screen music in the Oscar-nominated movie, Green Book, explains how it was done.
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