Across The Pond

Esteban Alvarez | ‘Tico Groove’

World-class Steinway pianist Esteban Alvarez has written music for a variety of ensembles, orchestras, and chamber groups in his time– from the Latin Jazz Ensemble, the Caribe...

Brazilian Bossa Nova Rosa Passos featuring Kenny Barron

Soak up the sunshine with romantic Brazilian vocalist Rosa Passos and NEA Jazz master pianist Kenny Barron on December 9-10 at 7pm & 9.30pm in the breathtaking beauty of The...

Ahmad Jamal – One of A Kind

As one of the major architects of modern jazz piano, he has a gift for melody, broad and open harmonic palette, and astonishing rhythmic drive. “I’ve been around a long, long...

10 X Grammy Award Winner – Eddie Palmieri

Read this fascinating and insightful interview of the Ten-time Grammy winner pianist Eddie Palmieri. Eddie Palmieri who is known for his banging, percussive piano style says,...

Mother Africa – Magic in Manhattan

Here is an interesting article by Scott H. Thompson, first published on Playbillarts, for Jazz at Lincoln Center, in Sep 2008. The rhythmic and romantic music of Africa makes its...

Jimmy Heath: Life of a Legend

“Jazz is never ending.  It’s always gonna be here.  There’s always curious people and the institutions of learning are teaching jazz.  It’s never ending,” says NEA...

George Wein -The Life of a Legend

George Wein is a living legend. The jazz impresario is the “father of jazz festivals” having launched the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954. This October 3rd, George Wein...

Monty Alexander & Friends: Sinatra at 100

A chance encounter with the great American music legend Frank Sinatra and a young pianist named Monty Alexander straight from Jamaica working a gig at a nightclub – opened the...

Paul Jost | Re-imagining Bruce Springsteen

Paul Jost is a prolific arranger and composer. As the front man for The Jost Project, which  is dedicated to bringing new audiences to jazz by creating innovative arrangements of...

Kenny Garrett Interview

Kenny Garrett is a Grammy Award-winning American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist. He cut his youthful musical teeth while playing with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and...

John Scofield ponders

Scott Thompson spoke with John Scofield during the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Muddy Waters Celebration. Scott asked John a number of questions, and this is what John had to say:...