Becca Pulliam

Becca Pulliam appears in the following:

Steve Wilson With Strings On JazzSet

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.


Obama's Plan: The Pros And Cons

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The president has opted for an open-ended air campaign to fight the Islamic State. A look at what it will take to make the plan work and the risks that could cause it to fail.


Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Septet On JazzSet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Palmieri plays the whole piano, and he's not shy about throwing an elbow or forearm to get the effect he needs.


Benny Green Trio On JazzSet

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The trio presents Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh at the KC Jazz Club with Gary Smulyan.


'Miles Davis And Gil Evans: Still Ahead' On JazzSet

Thursday, August 28, 2014

In three collaborations in the late 1950s, Gil Evans and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz. Terence Blanchard plays Davis' role with commitment and emotion in this set.


Charles Lloyd's Sangam On JazzSet

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Charles Lloyd is celebrating his 75th birthday with a new album, Hagar's Song, and concert in the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.


Bill Frisell On JazzSet

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Guitarist Bill Frisell shines in three very different settings: with his band reworking John Lennon tunes, in a duo with violinist Jenny Scheinman, and with The Bad Plus playing music of Paul Motian.


Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project On JazzSet

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hear a live performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses additional pieces with special meaning.


Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen On JazzSet

Thursday, July 03, 2014

As rich as Anat Cohen's work is, Avishai Cohen's Triveni trio is spare. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, the siblings perform together and apart at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center.


Miguel Zenón And Dafnis Prieto On JazzSet

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Saxophonist Miguel Zenón (from Puerto Rico) and drummer Dafnis Prieto (from Cuba) have both resettled in the U.S., and are reworking the music of their islands in studios and on bandstands worldwide.


John Ellis, Darcy James Argue On JazzSet

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A carnival, a funhouse, a carousel atop the tallest building in the world — all are imagined settings for music of Ellis and Argue at the Newport Jazz Festival.


Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

Thursday, June 05, 2014

From a traditional blessing to a children's dance, hear a violin address the African diaspora — and a trumpet tell a bedtime story.


Ray Anderson's 'Sweet Chicago Suite' On JazzSet

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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.


Alan Blackman's 'Coastal Suite' On JazzSet

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The pianist loves water and music. Inspired by a trip along the Pacific Northwest, The Coastal Suite spins out as one uninterrupted arc.


Helen Sung On JazzSet

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Talent, dedication, a skill at adapting classical dances to jazz formats — these are some of Sung's musical and personal qualities that make her one to watch and listen to.


Chris Potter Quartet On JazzSet

Thursday, April 24, 2014

We're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.


Jason Moran On JazzSet

Thursday, April 17, 2014

At the KC Jazz Club, Moran sets up two tunes with pre-produced sound montages, including a unique take on "Honeysuckle Rose." Hear Moran's long-running Bandwagon trio play Washington, D.C.


Billy Childs Quartet On JazzSet

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Recorded live at The Blue Whale in Los Angeles, the Grammy-winning pianist and his quartet make psychic connections to Freddie Hubbard via "Bolivia."


Jane Bunnett And Chihiro Yamanaka On JazzSet

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Jane Bunnett and Chihiro Yamanaka come to the Kennedy Center from Canada and Japan, respectively, and each has a compelling story.


'Two Skirts And A Shirt' On JazzSet

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook are in sweet harmony with a message in this concert from the KC Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.