11:24 am
Thu May 10, 2012

'Miles Davis And Gil Evans: Still Ahead' On JazzSet

Terence Blanchard plays the role of Miles Davis' trumpet with commitment and emotion at Monterey.
Cole Thompson

Originally published on Tue July 8, 2014 12:26 pm

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.

Their first album was Miles Ahead. This Monterey Jazz Festival concert is called "Still Ahead," with music from the pair's second and third records, Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain.

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A Blog Supreme
11:03 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Another Young Jazz Artist Who Also Cares About Pop Music Today (Gasp!)

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:02 pm

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10:59 am
Thu May 10, 2012

What Inspires Singer Simone

Actress and singer Lisa Celeste is better known by her stage name, Simone. She's the daughter of the late legendary singer Nina Simone, and she's appeared on Broadway in musicals such as Rent and Aida. As part of the series, In Your Ear, she shares the songs on her personal playlist.

Tiny Desk Concerts
10:25 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Kishi Bashi: Tiny Desk Concert

Emily Bogle/NPR

My favorite Tiny Desk Concert moments come when the NPR staff gathers around the desk for an artist they've never heard and walk away wanting more. I wasn't surprised to see that happen with Kishi Bashi — he is, after all, the one musician out of the 1,300 songs or so we previewed for All Songs Considered that we all agreed was a must-see at SXSW. He didn't disappoint.

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Alt.Latino: The Show
9:09 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Into The Blue: Seven Songs For A Stormy Day At The Beach

Producer Maga Bo is an Alt.Latino favorite.
Oriana Elicabe

Originally published on Fri May 11, 2012 10:08 am

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