JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater
Jul 16, 2014 — Guitarist Bill Frisell shines in three very different settings: with his band reworking John Lennon tunes, in a duo with violinist Jenny Scheinman, and with The Bad Plus playing music of Paul Motian.
Jul 10, 2014 — Hear a live performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses additional pieces with special meaning.
Jul 3, 2014 — As rich as Anat Cohen's work is, Avishai Cohen's Triveni trio is spare. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, the siblings perform together and apart at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center.
Jun 26, 2014 — Saxophonist Miguel Zenón (from Puerto Rico) and drummer Dafnis Prieto (from Cuba) have both resettled in the U.S., and are reworking the music of their islands in studios and on bandstands worldwide.
Jun 19, 2014 — JazzSet ramps up with music from Newport 2012. From the Quad Stage, hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.
Jun 12, 2014 — A carnival, a funhouse, a carousel atop the tallest building in the world — all are imagined settings for music of Ellis and Argue at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Jun 5, 2014 — From a traditional blessing to a children's dance, hear a violin address the African diaspora — and a trumpet tell a bedtime story.
May 29, 2014 — Marvel at the musical flow — even in non-Western modes and odd, long meters at breakneck speeds — in this set, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival.
May 22, 2014 — Anderson shares his "musical memoir" of growing up in 1960s Chicago with a live version of his Sweet Chicago Suite at the Newport Jazz Festival.
May 15, 2014 — Inspired by A.A. Milne's 1924 book of poetry, When We Were Very Young, Cornelius presents a composition commissioned by Chamber Music America.