Nate Chinen appears in the following:
Thursday, December 26, 2019
We are showing our deep appreciation for some of the greats who left us in 2019: Dr. John, Joseph Jarman, Ethel Ennis, Larry Willis, Ray Santos and Harold Mabern.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
"It's fascinating how this guy could be this master draftsman and do hyper-realistic paintings, and then the next he puts the ear on the back of the guy's head."
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
The guitarist, who hails from a small town on the edge of the West Siberian Plain, competed against two Americans for one of, if not the, most prestigious prizes available to younger jazz artists.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
It is, indeed, "the season" — but, along with the stress and the dark and the cold, come bright, healing moments like this one, from 2015.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Jazz Night stops by the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Hear a recap of a tour — the museum hosts more than 370 exhibits — and a performance by mambo big band Orquesta Akokán.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Jazz Night in America offers a three-artist sampler of vocalists. Get introduced to the gospel roots of Quiana Lynell, the salsa stylings of Jeremy Bosch and the harmonizing trio Duchess.
Friday, October 25, 2019
We revisit pianist, singer and composer Andy Bey throughout his life: growing up in Newark, N.J., working with Horace Silver, performing during his 1990s renaissance and now, looking back at 80.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
The two instrumental masters came together for the first time in a gracious meeting of musical minds.
Friday, October 11, 2019
A modern jazz survey at ground level, from stone classics to state-of-the-art jams.
Friday, September 27, 2019
The video, part of a series in which pre-MTV artists retroactively join the video age, brings Davis' late-life visual art in dialogue with a classic piece of his music.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Host Christian McBride chats with singer-songwriter Gregory Porter about his journey as an ascendent talent.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
The jazz pianist has pulled the curtain off his polymathic abilities, bringing his fine art exhibition — which includes video, installations and performance — home to New York.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Jazz Night in America teamed up with CapitalBop's Traveling Loft Series to present a performance of Linda May Han Oh's Aventurine at NPR's Studio One in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
We celebrate 40 years of The Montreal International Jazz Festival with iconic performances and unique stories including Ella Fitzgerald, Dave Brubeck, Diana Krall, Oscar Peterson and Pat Metheny.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Our list of the best albums out this week includes The Highwomen's self-titled release, R&B singer Mahalia's remarkable Love and Compromise, new Frankie Cosmos, MUNA, Lower Dens and more.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Coltrane recorded the album in New Jersey, at the admiring behest of a Québécois filmmaker named Gilles Groulx, who used it to score his docufictional film Le chat dans le sac.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis going electric for Bitches Brew — part controversial, part revolutionary and as a whole, historic.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The London, U.K. band Sons of Kemet brought its carnival rhythm, club abandon and jazz improv to a midnight show at Big Ears in Knoxville, Tenn.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley left a monumental legacy during his two decades in the spotlight. Revisit his music with old bandmates and Patrick Bartley Jr.'s young New York band.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Host Christian McBride sits down with saxophonist Lou Donaldson to talk about Lou's life as a performer, his thoughts on jazz today and how hip-hop brought new ears to his music.