Genres Jazz


Makaya McCraven’s ‘Universal Beings’ is a four-city jazz journey

The Chicago-based drummer’s album is out now.

“The Sky Never Ends” for Twin Talk

From the forthcoming album, ‘Weaver,’ by the Justin Vernon-cosigned trio.

Marcus Miller celebrates humanity in “Que Sera Sera” clip

The bassist’s latest video, featuring Selah Sue, puts ordinary folks front and center.

New Stax Records box set captures the tumult of 1968

A time capsule in 134 songs over five records.

In Common are all about simplicity and improv

The new quintet, led by Walter Smith III and Matthew Stevens, have announced themselves with a ten-track release.

Esperanza Spalding unveils entirety of ‘12 Little Spells’

After dropping a song a day, the jazz artist has released the full project.

Kamasi Washington drops entrancing “Hub-Tones” video

It draws on Pan-Africanism, Nina Simone, Anita Hill’s courthouse hearings and more.

Nubya Garcia shines on new Harvey Sutherland track

The saxophonist lends her talent to “Amethyst.”

“Sway” with James Francies

A track from the pianist’s debut album, ‘Flight,’ out this Friday.

Ambrose Akinmusire releases ‘Origami Harvest’

A new album from the jazz trumpeter, out on Blue Note.