Genres Jazz


Listen to the Near East Quartet’s new East-meets-West album

The self-titled record brings together contemporary jazz and traditional Korean music.

Listen to Bobby Broom’s soulful take on The Beatles’ “Come Together”

It’s part of the jazz guitarist’s forthcoming cover album, ‘Soul Fingers.’

Watch Pleasures ignite KEXP with their slow-burning pop

Smooth jazz, yacht rock and Roxy Music meet at the crossroads of irony and sincerity.

Hop on a cosmic jazz odyssey with Jazzuelle’s new LP

‘Rebirth’ combines deep house, minimal techno and the spacefaring explorations of Flying Lotus.

Count Basie Orchestra revisit the past on “Sent for You Yesterday”

The new single will appear on the ensemble’s upcoming album, ‘All About that Basie.’

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

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

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.

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 readies 20th anniversary reissue of ‘BTTB’

Featuring a collection of bonus tracks.