Becca Pulliam appears in the following:
Thursday, March 06, 2014
At the Kennedy Center Jazz Club, the trio plays everything from bebop classics to Cole Porter and Thelonious Monk. Mulgrew's take on the timeless ballad "My Foolish Heart" is unforgettable.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Hammond B3 organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his trio through a soulful set before a sold-out house at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Palmieri plays the whole piano, and he's not shy about throwing an elbow or forearm to get the effect he needs.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Composer and pianist Jason Moran ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., with this performance, captured by JazzSet in honor of Black History Month.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Fast hands, cymbals that shimmer, drop-kicks on the bass drum; these are two drummers who appreciate each other. Albert "Tootie" Heath performs in a trio with Ethan Iverson (The Bad Plus) and Ben Street (Danilo Perez Trio), followed by Wilson's Arts & Crafts quartet, in Surround Sound on JazzSet.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Hear passionate improvisation across borders on Colombian harp, Argentinian bandoneón, Venezuelan cuatro and vibes from the U.S. In a set with Castañeda, his trio and special guests perform at the Americas Society in New York.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Hear a Surround Sound remix of music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses three additional pieces that have special meaning at Newport.
Friday, December 27, 2013
Assisted by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Vince Giordano's Nighthawks, the trumpeter and bandleader offers a celebratory double helping of the early pioneers — and tosses in "Auld Lang Syne" for good measure.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Big Phat Band makes its Monterey Jazz Festival debut with "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Hunting Wabbits," inspired by Carl Stalling's 1940s scores for Warner Brothers cartoons. The music tumbles all over itself.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The vocalist mixes funk with electric soul in a live tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown in Chicago. When Dee Alexander launches into the James Brown half of the show, she yells to the crowd, "Everybody down here on the floor. I don't want to dance by myself!"
Thursday, November 28, 2013
At the KC Jazz Club, Moran sets up two tunes with pre-produced field recordings and sound montages, including a unique take on Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose." Hear Moran's long-running trio The Bandwagon in a set recorded in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Anderson shares his "musical memoir" of growing up in 1960s Chicago with a live version of his Sweet Chicago Suite at the Newport Jazz Festival. His scaled-down Pocket Brass Band aims to sound like a full-sized jazz marching band.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
In Nicole Mitchell's words, "The flute and vibes coming together gives us the visual for Ice Crystal." Hear the adventurous musician and composer play the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival with her quartet.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The pianist loves water and music. Inspired by a trip along the Pacific Northwest, The Coastal Suite spins out as one uninterrupted arc. JazzSet captures the broadcast premiere at the Ibeam in New York.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
From Little Italy in the Bronx to the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village to the gardens in Fort Tryon Park, the rhythm of the city drives a suite by Chris Lightcap and his band Bigmouth. Here, they perform at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
JazzSet is in Boston for Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, a release concert for the album created by Carrington, professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music. It's a trio album with ensemble touches, and in this concert from Berklee Performance Center, Carrington's students are in the mix.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Czech Republic capital of Prague is home to the annual Strings of Autumn International Music Festival where, in October 2012, soulful jazz singer Gregory Porter brought down the house. Applause between songs ran for a minute or longer.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
The Monterey Jazz Festival is celebrating 55 years of swinging with a coastal California vibe. An all-star sextet is crossing the country, advancing the festival's mission: to create and support jazz education and performance programs. JazzSet has highlights from the Kennedy Center.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
In three collaborations in the late 1950s, Gil Evans and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz. Terence Blanchard plays Davis' role with commitment and emotion in a set from the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Homegrown Christie Dashiell and expat Alfredo Rodriguez each bring something new to Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center. Dashiell's vocal delivery is so easy, you can barely hear her breathe. Rodriguez's control and dynamics make the piano sing, sweat and shake as he plays the music of Cuba.