Nate Chinen appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
The tour, which brings together two of the brightest lights in jazz, will be playing across the U.S. in July and August.
Thursday, April 04, 2019
In 2016, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra faced a scandal that cast doubt on its very future. The road to recovery has been, in the words of the group's new CEO, "a tightrope walk."
Thursday, March 14, 2019
The DIVA Jazz Orchestra celebrates 25 years, and one of the last surviving members of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm reflects on the legacies of all-female big bands.
Thursday, March 07, 2019
The London trio, led by Shabaka Hutchings on reeds, liberates itself from received jazz wisdom, let alone any form of decorum.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Drummer/producer Makaya McCraven creates beat-driven jazz with post-production wizardry.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Bill Frisell, an elite jazz guitarist, teams up with bassist Thomas Morgan to imagine a playful riff on this 007 theme.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard reveals the creative process that led to BlacKkKlansman's "Blut und Boden (Blood and Soil)."
Friday, February 15, 2019
Trumpeter Terence Blanchard has career spanning three decades in both jazz and film scoring. We dive into his work with Spike Lee, his E-Collective band and a new commission.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
The rambunctious, indefatigable tuba player and composer makes a lot of joyful noise on London's jazz scene — part heavy anchor, part combustion engine, with a will to set any groove aflame.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
On March 29, 1992, Betty Carter performed The Music Never Stops at Alice Tully Hall in New York. This spring, that classic concert can be relived once again.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Organ talent Joey DeFrancesco reconnects with Christian McBride in an elaborate showdown, ultimately celebrating their deep love for jazz tradition.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Friends of the show offer memories and music of pianist Cecil Taylor, Village Vanguard owner Lorraine Gordon, South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and trumpeter Roy Hargrove.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
For NPR Music's jazz critic and the editorial director of WBGO, 2018 was a year that saw music — not just jazz — in the throes of a creative boom, rocketing in many directions.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
In this episode of Jazz Night in America, we get a taste of Lloyd's collaboration with Lucinda Williams, along with choice moments from his recent appearances at Lincoln Center.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
The "all-female" framework is both integral to the jazz supergroup Artemis and somehow beside the point.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The name change is as fitting as it is surprising — Hancock has served as the board chairman of the Monk Institute for the last 15 years.
Saturday, November 03, 2018
Hargrove first emerged in the late 1980s, at a cultural moment when his precocity and poise amounted to a form of currency in jazz, quickly earning the approval of the genre's elders.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
The legendary pianist has lived many lives as a musician, from post-bop wunderkind to free-jazz maverick to fusion explorer to chamber-jazz eminence.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
After a move to New York in the late '60s, the clear-toned Fortune became a versatile fixture on the broad landscape of modern jazz.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
After a delay of more than a year, the prestigious competition — exclusively for performers under 30 years old — will return to its roots with two events in Washington, D.C. this December.