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Pianist Randy Ingram and his band perform in-studio in celebration of his recording “Sky/Lift,” Oran Etkin travels the globe “Gathering Light,” and Steve Lehman’s spectral-jazz octet “Mise en Abime.”
Oran Etkin travels the globe — West Africa, Middle East, and Indonesia — collecting sounds for his recording “Gathering Light” (Motema). The clarinetist speaks to WBGO’s Tim Wilkins.
Randy Ingram brings his band to WBGO’s performance studio in celebration of his recording “Sky/Lift.” The pianist speaks to Josh Jackson. Listen to some of his other tracks here.
Steve Lehman talks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner about “Mise en Abime,” featuring his octet from Pi Records. The alto saxophonist reveals his spectral-inspired compositions.
Vocalist Gregory Porter sings songs from his albums Water, Be Good, and Liquid Spirit live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.
Italian pianist Stefano Bollani and Brazilian mandolin player Hamilton de Holanda play duets from their ECM album O Que Sera and talk with Simon Rentner at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.
Alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón plays a new orchestral suite that explores Puerto Rican-ness, “Identities Are Changeable,” live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.
Gregory Porter sings in the rain, Italian pianist Stefano Bollani matches wits with Brazilian mandolinist Hamilton de Holanda, and saxophonist Miguel Zenon explores the future of Puerto Rican-ness with his “Identities Are Changeable” suite, live from the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.
Pianist Jon Batiste’s Stay Human Band plays gospel and New Orleans grooves live from the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society premieres his new big band suite, “Tensile Curves,” live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.