Patrick Jarenwattananon

Patrick Jarenwattananon appears in the following:

Sabertooth, Or The 23-Year Midnight Gig

Thursday, November 19, 2015

At Chicago's Green Mill, one band has owned Saturday's after-hours set for decades. Jazz Night stays up with drunks, devotees and the organ quartet of saxophonists Pat Mallinger and Cameron Pfiffner.


The Making Of Marquis Hill

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Hill may be a rising star of jazz trumpet, but it took a village of mentors, peers and other opportunities to enable him to grow. So Jazz Night went to Chicago to find out where he came from.


Shirley Scott, 'Queen Of The Organ'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Scott was one of the great jazz organ players of her time. But her most enduring impact may be in the jam sessions she hosted in her hometown — and the artists who emerged from it.


Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, October 09, 2015

Artists don't usually tell long, rambling stories for us. They don't usually name their tunes "Ku Klux Police Department." The trumpeter presents his jazz-hybridized "stretch music" in performance.


Jason Moran Plays Thelonious Monk's Town Hall Concert

Thursday, October 08, 2015

The artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center presents In My Mind, his personal re-imagining of a famous 1959 concert led by his piano hero. Watch highlights from the show.


Wein's World: George Wein At 90

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Wein didn't invent the music festival. But he developed its secret sauce, starting back in 1954. The jazz impresario guides us through highlights from his Newport Jazz Festival.


Phil Woods, Top Jazz Saxophonist, Has Died

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The alto player, one of many to be inspired by Charlie Parker, enjoyed a six-decade career as a leading bandleader and first-call sideman. He was 83.


Jazz Night In America Upcoming Schedule

Thursday, September 24, 2015

See and hear new episodes on Thursday mornings.


Introducing Jazz Night In America, Season 2

Thursday, September 24, 2015

We haven't changed much about why we're here. But with on-demand video, sharper documentary focus and more destinations, we've worked hard to create a better view of the jazz scene.


Wayne's World: Wayne Shorter With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The saxophonist and composer has never been afraid to be an original thinker — which is part of why he's accomplished so much. He performs brand new big band arrangements of his old tunes.


Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Live At Berklee

Monday, September 21, 2015

The trumpeter brings the biggest and boldest iteration of his genre-agnostic "stretch music" concept back to his old school in Boston. Watch his new band perform live.


First Listen: Cécile McLorin Salvant, 'For One To Love'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Salvant explores the quaint art of jazz singing, but with her own aesthetic idiosyncrasies intact. Her toolbox contains anywhere from a rich, husky voice to one that tiptoes theatrically, girlishly.


Terence Blanchard Feat. The E-Collective: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, August 07, 2015

The New Orleans trumpeter wasn't thinking about Eric Garner, Michael Brown or #blacklivesmatter when he first assembled this funky new band. But then it became a way to ward off despair.


Songs We Love: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, 'Afrique (Take 3, Vocal)'

Friday, July 10, 2015

Even in his 70s, the Maestro was always on the lookout for new sounds. This previously unreleased track, courtesy of a German recording engineer, shows that Ellington wasn't afraid to experiment.


Help Us Make An Exquisite Corpse In New York City

Monday, June 15, 2015

Join NPR Music, Make Music New York and musicians from Jazz at Lincoln Center for an open improvisation amid the ghosts of jazz royalty. Bring your instrument to Woodlawn Cemetery on Sunday, June 21.


Songs We Love: Miles Davis Quintet, 'Gingerbread Boy' (Live At Newport)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Hear a newly unearthed recording of the Miles Davis Quintet from the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.


All Songs +1: 'Epic' Jazz From Kamasi Washington

Friday, May 22, 2015

For this week's All Songs +1 podcast, Patrick Jarenwattananon swings by to discuss jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his new album, The Epic.


Bruce Lundvall, Jazz Record Executive, Has Died

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The longtime president of Blue Note Records, a lifelong jazz fan, signed artists such as Norah Jones, Joe Henderson and Robert Glasper. He died of complications due to Parkinson's Disease. He was 79.


Songs We Love: Anat Cohen, 'Putty Boy Strut'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Israeli-born jazz clarinetist brings new life to a Flying Lotus jam. The latter's bleeps and synths are translated to acoustic instruments in a way that brings out the warmth in both environments.


Vijay Iyer Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, May 04, 2015

Fueled by a dozen years of rhythmic interaction (and a lot of espresso), Iyer's working band transforms selections from throughout the pianist's deep and varied catalog.