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Friday, May 05, 2017
The bi-racial rapper embodies humanity and race in his latest LP.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The NPR Music staff spent Friday morning listening to the rapper's new album. Here are eight reactions to what will likely go down as one of the best albums of 2017.
Monday, February 27, 2017
The trio joins up with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith for a jazz-rock track that reverberates with moments of victory.
Monday, January 30, 2017
The rising R&B star performs three falsetto-drenched highlights from his 2016 debut, Ology — including "Bourbon," which features a guest rap from Chance The Rapper collaborator Saba.
Friday, December 30, 2016
Celebrate the New Year from Blue Note venues around the world. The lineup includes The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Joshua Redman and Brad Meldau, Fred Hersch, Ron Carter, Buika and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Hear holiday stories from authors Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, Ellen Orleans and R.L. Maizes.
Friday, December 16, 2016
No stories, no interviews — just good jazz. Listen as Wynton Marsalis leads the orchestra through new arrangements of holiday classics.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra present swinging and soulful arrangements of favorite seasonal songs with Wynton Marsalis and a special guest, singer Catherine Russell.
Friday, December 09, 2016
Palmieri's classic Latin funk album remains relevant 45 years later. This performance shows why.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista
Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Brazilian percussionist lives by the philosophy of "cultural cannibalism" — eating, digesting and regurgitating culture and information to create experimental music.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The composer was remarkable not only for his harmonically rich collaborations with Duke Ellington, but for living as an openly gay black man in the 1940s.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
New Orleans is a place where you throw a parade for a funeral, where joyful music is found in struggle. In this concert documentary, two local legends show off their hometown pride.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Herbie Hancock and his latest band push the boundaries of jazz in a concert at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in New York City.
Friday, October 14, 2016
The D.C.-area band crafts a striking mix of rock, hip-hop, funk, go-go and Brazilian sounds, fused with energy and humor.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Oliver Jones may be the most famous living jazz pianist you've never heard of. But in Canada, Oliver Jones is a champion for jazz — adored in his native Quebec and across the country.
Friday, October 07, 2016
Tap dancer Jared Grimes and street dancer Lil Buck embody animals in Marsalis' new jazz suite.
Friday, August 19, 2016
An icon for both modern and Latin jazz, the veteran performer continues to break tradition and innovate within many musical styles, including salsa, fusion, Latin funk and more.
Monday, June 13, 2016
The two highly decorated jazz legends could barely fit their instruments behind the Tiny Desk. But once they did, their unique musical chemistry took over.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Ancestor to the lute and the guitar, the oud is an ancient stringed instrument commonly played throughout the Middle East, North Africa and countries like Greece and Turkey. The oud has charmed audiences for more than 5,000 years, and the tradition continues with this reverent performance by one of the ...