Jazz Music Director
October 27, 2017 | Steve Milne
Jazz violinist Regina Carter says, considering the mood of the country and the world right now, "Accentuate the Positive" was the perfect title for her new album, a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Carter performs Saturday at the 2017 Brubeck Festival.
October 20, 2017
Veteran jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette has worked with everyone from Miles Davis and John Coltrane to Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny. His current working group, Hudson, will perform this Saturday in Davis.
September 12, 2017 | Cody Drabble
Lara Downes continues her exploration of the American songbook with "Sounds Like America."
August 21, 2017
Having cycled through a full generation of performers (not to mention audience), how does the grandpa of festival culture compete in the Coachella-sized market it helped create?
August 18, 2017
The ambassadors of the French Quarter paid a visit to our studios in Philadelphia for a live session.
August 7, 2017
The jazz composer and pianist wrote the devotional work after her conversion to Catholicism. For her long, endlessly inventive and astonishing career, she belongs at the center of our canon.
August 4, 2017 | Paul Conley
Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg was born in Canada and now lives in New York, but she's been playing and teaching in Sacramento since 2001. She’ll be doing both here this week, while also celebrating the release of her new CD, With A Twist.