The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

April 18, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America about the forgotten all-female big bands that toured the United States during World...

With His First Album In 5 Years, A 'Fire Is Coming' From Flying Lotus

April 17, 2019

The genre-jumping producer is set to release Flamagra, his first album in five years, in May with features from Solange, Anderson .Paak, George Clinton and...

Watch It Live: The 2019 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

April 15, 2019

Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Maria Schneider are recipients of the 2019 Jazz Masters award — the highest honor the U.S. gives to...

Watch Electro-Jazz Drummer Mark Guiliana Perform His New Album Live

April 12, 2019

The New Jersey-based drummer performs his latest record, Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music!, live at Rough Trade in New York City....

A Band Rebuilds In New Orleans After A Man-Made Catastrophe

April 4, 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...

In New Orleans, 'Indian Red' Is The Anthemic Sound Of Tradition

March 31, 2019

African-Americans in the city have paraded in spectacular regalia inspired by Native American motifs for more than a century. The song of the Mardi Gras...

Karl Denson Talks 'Gnomes & Badgers'

March 27, 2019

Karl Denson talks about tunes from the Karl Denson's Tiny Universe's latest album....

Oakland Collective SOL Development Preserves The 'The SOL Of Black Folk'

March 18, 2019

Members of the West Coast jazz and hip-hip group discuss SOL Development's debut album and the role music plays in community activism....

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