On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his quartet arrived at Van Gelder Studios in New Jersey to record an album. It was a busy time for the group, which featured pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy ...
The love of music has been passed down in the McFerrin family for generations. Bobby McFerrin is likely best known for his 1988 hit "Don't Worry, Be Happy" and has been entertaining audiences ...
New York's Village Vanguard may come closer than any other club to embodying the spirit of jazz. For nearly 30 years, the guardian of that spirit has been the Vanguard's formidable impresaria, ...
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June 22, 2018
We thought we'd share a favorite performance of a favorite song,"Unconditional Love", by the great Gerri Allen, along with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and bassist Esperanza Spalding. June was ...
Joey Alexander performs "Maiden Voyage" (Herbie Hancock), from his new album 'Countdown' outdoors at the Steinway Factory in NYC.
Bassist/composer Esperanza provided this year's commencement speech at Berklee College of Music this year. It was brief and to the point. The speech runs about 6 minutes.
In this season of graduation ceremonies, we look back at Dee Dee Bridgewater's commencement address to a Berklee College of Music graduating class of 2015. The video runs about 22 minutes.
NBC's Lester Holt, a bass player himself, talks to young students in Chicago about their dreams in jazz fueled by the Jazz Institute of Chicago.