Becca Pulliam appears in the following:
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.
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.
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.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
The trio presents Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh at the KC Jazz Club with Gary Smulyan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.