Out Point Of View Live: Glasper, Akinmusire, Loueke, Strickland
Out Point Of View Live: Glasper, Akinmusire, Loueke, Strickland
Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lionel Loueke and Marcus Strickland perform solos and originals with Blue Note Records' "Our Point of View" band.
Tigran Hamasyan: 'Mockroot'
Tigran Hamasyan: "Mockroot"
Pianist Tigran Hamasyan talks with Simon Rentner about his debut Nonesuch CD,"Mockroot," which delves into his Armenian musical heritage. Photo credit: Maeve Stam
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South African jazz in a single word: Masekela.

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Pilc asks an eternal question, with help from Cole Porter.

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Out Point Of View Live: Glasper, Akinmusire, Loueke, Strickland Out Point Of View Live: Glasper, Akinmusire, Loueke, Strickland

Stunning solos and originals by Blue Note's "Our Point Of View" band.

Tigran Hamasyan: Tigran Hamasyan: "Mockroot"

Tapping the roots of wisdom with a rising piano star.

Drummer Claude Cozens: Drummer Claude Cozens: "Jubilee Jam"

Introducing one of South Africa's new rhythm kings.

Bassist Carlo Mombelli: Bassist Carlo Mombelli: "Stories"

Carlos Mombelli tells South African bass "Stories."

Benjamin Jephta: Benjamin Jephta: "The Homecoming"

A new bass star rises over South African skies.

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Cats of all stripes converge at the Cape Town Jazz Fest.

Cape Town Jazz Fest Special: Masekela, Jephta, Mombelli

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How do you honor the pinnacles of jazz? Here are two provocative ways.

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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.

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Twice the guitars, twice the fun, live!

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