Cecile McLorin Salvant: Cecile McLorin Salvant: “WomanChild”

A fresh voice mines jazz inspirations from Haiti and The Stem.

Hollenbeck & Bleckmann: Hollenbeck & Bleckmann: “Songs I Like A Lot”

Two mavericks ride in to the American Songbook.

Teachout & Thompson: Teachout & Thompson: “Satchmo At The Waldorf”

An actor and a playwright honor the eternal Louis.

Ambrose Akinmusire: Ambrose Akinmusire: “The Imagined Savior”

A rising trumpet star talks singers and saviors.

Pianists Robert Glasper & Jason Moran Play Live Pianists Robert Glasper & Jason Moran Play Live

Boogie-woogie takes ATCQ to Town Hall for Blue Note’s 75th.

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Zara McFarlane: Zara McFarlane: “If You Knew Her”

The U.K. singer reveals inspirations on her U.S. debut.

Nicholas Payton: Nicholas Payton: “Sketches Of Spain”

A new take on “Sketches Of Spain” and BAM.

Pugs And Crows: Pugs And Crows: “Everyone Knows Everyone”

Vancouver crows and dogs of choice!

Jim Campilongo: Jim Campilongo: “Dream Dictionary”

Jim’s Telecaster takes you to Jimi, Nora and Cardenas.

Simona Premazzi: Simona Premazzi: “The Lucid Dreamer”

Daylight dreams on the pianist’s new album.

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The Checkout: April 15, 2018

A singer’s extravaganza with Cecile McLorin Salvant’s WomanChild,, Zara McFarlane’s If You Knew Her and John Hollenbeck’s Songs I Like A Lot with Theo Bleckmann.

The Checkout: April 8, 2014

Trumpeters Nicholas Payton & Ambrose Akinmusire and a new Broadway play about Louis Armstrong.

The Checkout: April 1, 2014

Caravan Palace’s Electro-Swing, Hypnotic’s Hip-Hop Brass, and Dueling Pianos From Glasper & Moran.

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Live At Winter Jazz Fest Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Live At Winter Jazz Fest

Hip-hop brass is a family affair for this Chicago crew.

Bluesman & Actor Guy Davis Bluesman & Actor Guy Davis

Davis sings and shares memories of Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis

Badi Assad: Badi Assad: “Between Love And Luck”

Find Badi’s place “Between Love And Luck” live at WBGO.

Studio Session: Beatrhyme Communications Studio Session: Beatrhyme Communications

Scatty grooves for millennials, live at WBGO.

Tim Horner's Tim Horner’s “The Head Of The Circle” Live

The drummer plays The Head Of The Circle live at WBGO.

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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.

Mandela's Legacy In Music Mandela’s Legacy In Music

Madiba’s great life inspired great music.

Melissa Aldana: Five Saxophone Inspirations Melissa Aldana: Five Saxophone Inspirations

Aldana picks five saxophone inspirations for The Checkout.

Playlist: Aaron Parks Playlist: Aaron Parks

Aaron Parks plays some favorite tunes.

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