We preview the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival with George Wein, the festival's founder, members of the festival band Mostly Other People Do The Killing, and remember bassist Charlie Haden, who passed away July 11, 2014.
The pianist and disc-jockey shares music from some of his favorite modern Canadian jazz artists -- the Doxas Brothers, Jérôme Beaulieu, Rich Brown, Kenny Wheeler, and Field Trip -- with WBGO's Simon Rentner at the Montreal Jazz Festival.
On the scene of the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival: Tom Harrell thinks of melodies in his dreams, and shares his appreciation for Debussy, Rubin Kodheli, and Horace Silver. Pianist David Ryshpan gives us a playlist of modern Canadian jazz. And Toronto's BADBADNOTGOOD's internet stardom.