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Erykah Badu attends the 2016 SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS at the New Orleans Arena

Watch Erykah Badu kill it on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’

The queen gives a jazzy performance that’s reminiscent of a certain Billie Holiday.
Keiji Haino

Konstrukt, Keiji Haino explore the fringes of free jazz

The Turkish avant garde jazz ensemble and Japanoise guitarist link up on an elemental, energetic live improv album.
Duke Ellington pictured in Coventry Cathedral during a performance in February 1966

Hear how jazz drummers find melody in rhythm

The latest episode of ‘Jazz Nights in America’ demonstrates how jazz drummers keep time while playing melodies.
Ryuichi Sakamoto attends the closing ceremony during the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival 201

Ryuichi Sakamoto readies 20th anniversary reissue of ‘BTTB’

Featuring a collection of bonus tracks.
Chris Wood of Medeski Martin & Wood

Listen to Medeski Martin & Wood’s groovy “End of the World Party”

It’s off the prolific ‘avant-groove’ trio’s forthcoming album, ‘Omnisphere.’
Bryant K new single, "Dream"

Bryant K’s “Dreams” is a lo-fi mash-up of soul, jazz and hip hop

Like spinning J Dilla in a smoky, downtown NYC jazz joint.
Mark Turner (on sax) playing as part of Gilad Hekselman Quartet

Meditate to Mark Turner, Ethan Iverson’s “Temporary Kings”

The duo’s new ECM single is avant jazz at its most contemplative.
Madison McFerrin performs during Arroyo Seco Weekend 2017

Listen to Madison McFerrin’s a cappella tune, “Insane”

The daughter of Bobby McFerrin is striking out as an artist in her own image—with only a looping device and her voice.
Freelance "Your Love" MV

Explore NYC in Freelance’s new video, for “Your Love”

From Harlem, with love.

Trending now 👍

Rich Brian performing on stage

Rich Brian returns with “Yellow,” featuring Bekon

The Indonesian rapper’s first offering since his 2018 debut, ‘Amen.’
Purple Beck Crystal Ball MV

Purple Beck make impressive debut with ‘Crystal Ball’

Check out their brand-new MV here.
Jon Pardi performing on stage

Listen to Jon Pardi’s new song, “Ain’t Always the Cowboy”

‘Heartache Medication’ arrives in September.

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