2015 Montreal Jazz Fest Special
2015 Montreal Jazz Fest Special
Wayne Shorter, Norway's Jaga Jazzist and Toronto's BadBadNotGood on this 2015 Montreal International Jazz Festival special.
BadBadNotGood: 'Sour Soul'
BadBadNotGood: "Sour Soul"
Members of the band BadBadNotGood talk with Simon Rentner about their collaborations with rapper Ghostface Killah and other hip-hop artists.
Jaga Jazzist: 'Starfire'
Jaga Jazzist: "Starfire"
Lars Horntveth of Norway's Jaga Jazzist talks with Simon Rentner about the band's 20th anniversary. They perform at the Montreal International Jazz Festival June 29.
Wayne Shorter On Career Retrospective
Wayne Shorter On Career Retrospective
Saxophonist Wayne Shorter talks with Simon Rentner about his career and life. Shorter's quartet performs at the Montreal Jazz Festival June 30.
Wayne Shorter On Career Retrospective Wayne Shorter On Career Retrospective

A prime tenor takes the long view on music and life.

Zev Feldman on Wes Montgomery's Lost Sessions Zev Feldman on Wes Montgomery's Lost Sessions

A seminal guitarist's seminal recordings, discovered now.

South Africa's Melanie Scholtz & Jitsvinger South Africa's Melanie Scholtz & Jitsvinger

A South African vocalist and rapper say it's "Our Time."

NEA Jazz Master George Coleman NEA Jazz Master George Coleman

A tenor man talks about Miles, Memphis and more.

NEA Jazz Master Joe Segal NEA Jazz Master Joe Segal

The master of Chicago jazz is now an NEA Jazz Master, too.

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BadBadNotGood: BadBadNotGood: "Sour Soul"

A Toronto jazz trio takes hip-hop by storm.

Jaga Jazzist: Jaga Jazzist: "Starfire"

Norway's Jaga Jazzist rocks the house for three decades.

Hiatus Kaiyote: Hiatus Kaiyote: "Choose Your Weapon"

Dingos, a wombat, and genres superseded Down Under.

Kamasi Washington: The Epic Kamasi Washington: The Epic

"Epic" is an understatement for this L.A. saxophonist.

Makaya McCraven: Makaya McCraven: "In The Moment"

A Chicago drummer's style of living "In The Moment."

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2015 Montreal Jazz Fest Special

Wayne Shorter, BadBadNotGood & Jaga Jazzist in Montreal, 2015.

Makaya McCraven, Haitus Kaiyote, Wes Montgomery

Kamasi Washington, Flying Lotus

Two bright lights of L.A.'s evolving jazz scene.

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Ravi Coltrane Live At The Vanguard Ravi Coltrane Live At The Vanguard

Ravi's Way, live at the Vanguard.

Singer Camila Meza Live At WBGO Singer Camila Meza Live At WBGO

A Chilean voice to remember, live.

Jamie Cullum: Jamie Cullum: "Interlude" Live at WBGO

Cullum's "Interludes," live at WBGO.

Randy Ingram In-Studio: Randy Ingram In-Studio: "Sky/Lift"

Appreciating the beauty above with the pianist.

Nels Cline & Julian Lage: Nels Cline & Julian Lage: "Room" Live At WBGO

Twice the guitars, twice the fun, live!

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NPR's Patrick Jarenwattananon On 2014's Best NPR's Patrick Jarenwattananon On 2014's Best

A brainy blogger on NPR's best-of and more.

George Wein: 2014 Newport Preview George Wein: 2014 Newport Preview

Wein picks the hits of the 2014 jazz festival.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Canada Jazz with David Ryshpan Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Canada Jazz with David Ryshpan

A pianist picks his favorite Canadian jazz.

The Best of 2014 NYC Winter Jazz Fest The Best of 2014 NYC Winter Jazz Fest

NYC celebrates ten years of winter jazz bonanza.

The Best Jazz Albums of 2013 The Best Jazz Albums of 2013

Josh and Patrick look back at the year's best.

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