Rich on record: the legendary drummer's career as sideman, bandleader, and even singer, featuring his own commentary.
Marian McPartland was a jazz pianist, writer, educator, and radio host whose improvisatory talents and musical empathy made her one of the most engaging and enlightening jazz artists of her time.
A look at the productive and creatively diverse first decade of an NEA Jazz Master's career.
Jazz blasts from the past, newly-discovered, rarely-heard, and reissued.
How a photographer captured a creative corner of mid-20th-century American culture in images and in sound.
Celebrating the early years of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in honor of his centennial.
"To French listeners and writers of the 1950s and 60s… Solal’s power was spectacular." Surveying the arrival of a modern jazz piano giant.
In the history of jazz, there are only a few innovators who’ve actually changed the sound of their instrument. Jaco Pastorius was one of them.
Christian laid the foundation for the guitar as a modern-jazz instrument, creating single-note lines and solos that swung with imagination and vitality.
Exploring the life and compositions of "the architect of bop."