Becca Pulliam appears in the following:
Thursday, May 23, 2013
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, 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, May 16, 2013
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, May 09, 2013
Palmieri plays the whole piano, and he's not shy about throwing an elbow or forearm to get the effect he needs. As a 2013 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, the piano original plays The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
On opening night at San Francisco's newly constructed, free-standing building designed for and dedicated to jazz, fans filled the stunning Robert N. Miner Auditorium at the SFJAZZ Center for a maiden voyage and festive concert.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
This is the set by Allison Miller and her Boom Tic Boom project that became the hit of the 2012 Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. With bassist Todd Sickafoose setting up the tunes, Marty Ehrlich adds color and range with saxophones and clarinet. Pianist Dan Tepfer spins figures under and around everybody. Players pair off and rejoin, chase one another and catch up.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
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, March 14, 2013
Charles Lloyd was born March 15, 1938, and he's 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. And a reprise of this set from Newport on JazzSet.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Hear Rosnes lead her quartet in New York at the world-famous Village Vanguard — where, she says, "I can turn to my left" and right, and over her shoulder, "and see the face of a jazz fan sitting a few feet away from me."
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The ALJO is celebrating its tenth anniversary and looking forward to Grammy night. The group is nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble. They won in 2009 as well.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
A bassist and composer, Pavone fell under John Coltrane's spell 45 years ago. Now, for Pavone's 70th birthday, he presents his Arc Suite in concert, a Chamber Music America commission with support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
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.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
At the Detroit Jazz Festival, bassist Christian McBride leads a five-piece band in front of thousands of fans. The band performs McBride originals, plus tunes from Freddie Hubbard and Duke Ellington.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
The centerpiece is of FFEAR's concert is Ole Mathisen's five-part suite Mirage, in which he layers rhythmic grids and uses microtonal harmony to create an orchestration that sounds greater than a quartet.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Hear a meeting of passion, storytelling, rhythm and beautiful percussion instruments, including Danilo Perez's piano, with an invitation to dance from conguero Poncho Sanchez's band.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Our voices are our instruments and our hearts are our drums, says Weston, with his African Rhythms group at NJPAC in Newark on this JazzSet.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Kennedy Center celebrates the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Janis Siegel and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
For one night only, Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Grace Kelly and host Dee Dee Bridgewater united to pay tribute to the great jazz composer. Hear the quintet play original arrangements of Williams' tunes and jam on standards.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
The vibraphonist celebrates 50 years at Berklee College of Music with three generations of friends. Joe Lovano, Steve Swallow and Julian Lage all join Gary Burton onstage for this concert from JazzSet.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
As Artist-in-Residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival, Miller was booked solid. In these highlights, he first joins Kenny Barron for duo pianos on the main stage, then plays with his long-running group Wingspan on the Waterfront Stage.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Pepper Adams carved out a strong, edgy sound on the baritone sax — centered, fast, accurate, swinging. From the 2010 Detroit Jazz Fest, hear Gary Smulyan pay tribute to Adams with a quartet. Hot Club of Detroit closes the show with some Django Reinhardt-inspired jazz.