Looking Back On 'Bitches Brew': The Year Miles Davis Plugged Jazz In

August 22, 2019

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride about the impact of Miles Davis' seminal album Bitches Brew— an electrified sound that ushered in decades of...

Electric Miles: Behind The 'Brew'

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....

Watch U.K. Jazz Group Sons Of Kemet Deliver An Explosive Midnight Set

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,...

'The Black Messiah' And The Legacy Of Cannonball Adderley

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...

Masego: Tiny Desk Concert

July 24, 2019

The spirit of Cab Calloway lives on in Masego, the singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist who surprised NPR's Tiny Desk audience with a zany sense of...

Jacob Collier: Tiny Desk Concert

July 22, 2019

As the NPR staff gathered to watch his performance, Jacob Collier sprinted full bore down the hallway for his set, hardly able to contain his...

Blood Orange Re-Envisions 18th Century European Aristocracy In 'Benzo' Video

July 15, 2019

Blood Orange creates a decadent and gorgeous video for a track off his latest project, Angel's Pulse....

The Artistic Duality Of Drummer Mark Guiliana

July 11, 2019

Explore two sides of Mark Guiliana's creative brain, with two different sounding bands, from two hemispheres of the globe: The Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet from...

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