The Checkout: Henry Threadgill
The composer and saxophonist/flutist wins the Pulitzer Prize for his recording In For A Penny, In For A Pound. more
WBGO Member Event
Join us for a WBGO Members Event: September 16 August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ. more
Listen to new music on WBGO radar
Gary Walker review's Dave Stryker new album - Eight Track II. It's a tribute to the songs you first heard on those clunky old cartridges. Hear them in a completely new way at more

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    Three Miles Ahead

    Hear three interpretations of the musical icon: on screen, with actor and director Don Cheadle; on the page, with co-biographer Quincy Troupe; and on stage, with trumpeter Keyon...more

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    Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

    The communication between piano and voice often becomes deeply personal. Two rising stars of their instruments prove as much in duet at Jazz at Lincoln Center.more

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    Bob Porter on Working with Rudy Van Gelder

    Rudy Van Gelder died at 91 this week at his home in New Jersey. During his career he took audio recording to a new level. He created the Blue Note sound, a sound that was his...more

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