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  • Marcus Roberts

    Marcus Roberts

    Marcus Roberts is one of those pianist with all of jazz history at his grasp and the ability to draw on it freely and creatively as this succinct, mul... 5475 views
  • Jackie McLean – Quadrangle

    Jackie McLean – Quadrangle

    McLean is on fire for this 1988 version of Quadrangle, whi8ch he originally recorded in 1959 for “JACKIE’S BAG” (Blue Note). The rest of the band on t... 5469 views
  • Larry Ridley, NYPL jazz oral history

    Larry Ridley, NYPL jazz oral history

    The bassist discusses the one instance where Jesus and Baby are synonyms. 5406 views
  • Jimmy Heath, NYPL jazz oral history

    Jimmy Heath, NYPL jazz oral history

    Jimmy Heath, an outstanding composer and tenor saxophonist in his own right, expounds on a basic truth when attempting to play a ballad. 5406 views
  • Milt Hinton, NYPL jazz oral history

    Milt Hinton, NYPL jazz oral history

    Milt Hinton gives Larry Ridley a demonstration of how he changed slap bass. 5403 views
  • Reggie Workman on Art Blakey

    Reggie Workman on Art Blakey

    Reggie Workman was Art Blakey’s bassist from 1962 to 1964. Here he reminisces about a night when Billy Eckstine came to see the band. 5354 views
  • Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano

    Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano

    This Saxophone Summit was organized by three tenor virtuosi as a tribute to the common inspiration John Coltrane. And although much of their repertoir... 5331 views
  • Doc Cheatham, NYPL jazz oral history

    Doc Cheatham, NYPL jazz oral history

    Doc Cheatham on practicing trumpet in an apartment building with paper thin walls. 5277 views
  • Frank Kimbrough

    Frank Kimbrough

    Frank Kimbrough is one of the most brilliant interpreters of Herbie Nichols and Andrew Hill and an exciting composer in his own right as this exceptio... 5259 views
  • Michael Brecker 1996 Interview – Practicing

    Michael Brecker 1996 Interview – Practicing

    An intimate view of the late Michael Brecker’s regime as a professional musician. This makes one realize just how serious and diligent jazz musicians ... 5244 views