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Youngbloods, Brass: Giveton Gelin, Kalia Vandever and Summer Camargo

Thursday, October 26, 2023

The three brass artists featured in our Youngbloods series — trumpeters Giveton Gelin and Summer Camargo, along with trombonist Kalia Vandever — infuse new energy into today's jazz scene.


Youngbloods, Vibes: Joel Ross, Sasha Berliner and Simon Moullier

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Youngbloods 2023: Joel Ross, Simon Moullier, Sasha Berliner


Songs for the fathers: A tribute to Jazz Dads

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Jazz Night celebrates dads in the jazz world. Hear tributes from Chick Corea, Bobby and Madison McFerrin, Cory Wong, Catherine Russell and Benny Green in this very special Father's Day episode.


Jazz Night toasts the NEA Jazz Masters class of 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Jazz Night in America honors the 2023 NEA Jazz Masters: Louis Hayes, Regina Carter, Kenny Garrett and Sue Mingus. Four newly crowned masters, with plenty of music, stories, and memories.


Exploring the many orbits of jazz legend Wayne Shorter

Thursday, March 09, 2023

Jazz Night takes a moment to commemorate Wayne Shorter and his eternal body of work – with concert performances, unaired interviews and music picks from our host Christian McBride.


Jazz Night In America remembers the artists we've lost

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Jazz Night In America's video tribute to the artists lost in 2022.


Drummer Nate Smith arranges funky grooves with strings attached

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Hear the premiere of Nate Smith's groovy sextet Kinfolk, with a double string quartet featuring members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.


BADBADNOTGOOD steps into the psychedelic void

Thursday, November 17, 2022

More than a decade after BADBADNOTGOOD's viral debut upsetting the "jazz police" and carving their own niche playing rap covers, they take the stage in Brooklyn with a wildly psychedelic set.


Pianist Emmet Cohen hosts a Harlem rent party for the modern day

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Pianist Emmet Cohen revives a Jazz Age tradition: the rent party, with "Emmet's Place." We bring you a swinging performance of the Emmet Cohen Trio with veteran saxophonist Houston Person.


An American in Paris: organist Rhoda Scott's remarkable career in Jazz

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Jazz Night shines a light on an American organist who moved to Europe on a whim and became a jazz superstar. Hear the remarkable story of Rhoda Scott.


From bebop to hip-hop: Gary Bartz's sax sound shapes many eras

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Gary Bartz shares stories from his sixty-plus-year career, covering everything from bebop to hip-hop. Hear a heartfelt conversation between the legendary saxophonist and host Christian McBride.


Shirley Horn: the queen of silence and anticipation

Thursday, March 10, 2022

We celebrate Women's History Month with a spotlight on Miss Shirley Horn. We bring you a 1991 concert featuring special guests Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Toots Thielemans and more.


Crate Digging: McCoy Tyner's never-before-heard set at the Village Vanguard

Thursday, January 27, 2022

We're crate-digging to examine the legacy of the late pianist McCoy Tyner, uncovering a concert gem recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1997.


In memoriam: Jazz Night In America remembers the icons we lost in 2021

Thursday, December 23, 2021

We remember some of the luminaries we lost this year: Chick Corea; Milford Graves; Dr. Lonnie Smith; Pat Martino; Dottie Dodgion; Howard Johnson; Slide Hampton; Curtis Fuller; and Ralph Peterson Jr.


In Central Park, mid-pandemic, jazz was alive atop sacred ground

Friday, October 15, 2021

Join us for an impromptu concert series in the heart of Central Park, titled Walk With The Wind and featuring performances by tenor saxophonist Mark Turner, drummer Nasheet Waits and more.


On The Road Again: Musicians Return To The Stage At Exit Zero

Friday, July 30, 2021

We take you to the Exit Zero Jazz Festival with three sets from: piano prodigy Matthew Whitaker; New Orleans vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa, and master conguero Pedrito Martinez.


Crate Digging : Mulgrew Miller And Wingspan

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Christian McBride uncovers a concert from his big brother, figuratively speaking: the underrated piano innovator Mulgrew Miller.


Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The Works Of Cedar Walton

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Christian McBride dives into Jazz at Lincoln Center's vaults for another edition of our Crate Digging series. Hear a set from one of his favorite pianists and composers: Cedar Walton.


Terri Lyne Carrington: Trailblazer, Advocate and NEA Jazz Master

Thursday, April 29, 2021

In her decades behind the drum kit, 2021 NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington has become one of jazz's most dynamic musicians. In this episode, we'll hear music that captures her wide-ranging sound.


Marcus Miller: Electric Miles

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Join us for the premiere of electric bassist (and Miles Davis collaborator) Marcus Miller's retrospective concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis going electric!