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Jazz Night In America

Christian McBride
Anna Webber /NPR

Jazz Night in America presents content from across the nation on multiple platforms. JNIA presents both video featuring concert performances as well as storytelling around amazing concert performances including the artists, the venues, the fans, and the larger dynamics at play. Jazz Night in America is a rich presentation of the uniquely American art form that strives to reinvigorate public media jazz programming for audiences today.

Sunday 7am and 5pm

  • Photo: Zeph Colombatto; Graphics: Amna Ijaz
    Zeph Colombatto
    Jazz Night in America spotlights a young musician and composer who is wise beyond his years. Hear Isaiah J. Thompson's story and his unquestionable gift at the keys.
  • Singer Samara Joy, the first to be featured in <em>Jazz</em> Night's new<em> </em>series <em>Youngbloods</em>, focusing in on five particularly promising young jazz artists.
    Jazz Night In America puts the spotlight on Samara Joy, a young vocalist and songwriter who is taking cues from the past to create music that is both classic and contemporary.