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NPR Tiny Desk Concerts aren’t shy about showcasing jazz musicians. A slew of artists from Ben Williams, The Robert Glasper Experiment, Chick Corea, Christian Scott, keep reading »

We at Revive have been hyped about Kamasi Washington‘s The Epic since it came out. In addition to premiering “Miss Understanding” before the album dropped, we keep reading »

Producer and multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin recently stopped by NPR’s Microphone Check and had a chat with Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frankie Kelley about a melange of topics including Martin’s influences, keep reading »

Philadelphia-based 10-piece ensemble Fresh Cut Orchestra just dropped the video for the opening track of their upcoming February 17th release, From The Vine. Fresh Cut Orchestra is keep reading »

NPR will be broadcasting highlights from the 2014 Detroit Jazz Festival tomorrow, Wednesday, at 9 PM. The broadcast will feature several large-ensemble pieces written by Wayne keep reading »

The 2012 Newport Jazz Festival will be held on August 4th and 5th in Newport, Rhode Island. Yet, don’t get too bummed out if you can’t make it out to the festival this year. NPR will be getting help from WBGO to stream a number of the performances live on their site from the “the grandfather of jazz festivals.”

This past Monday, bassist Ben Williams and his quintet ‘Sound Effect’ were the featured band on the NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, which features performers of any style of music performing around a 15 or 20 minute live set behind the, well, tiny desk of Bob Boilen, host of NPR’s All Songs Considered program.

Tonight (12/8) through Sunday (12/12) Live at Village Vanguard is featuring the Robert Glasper Trio which includes Glasper on piano, Jamire Williams on drums, and Vicente Archer. For this series, the Village Vanguard has joined up with jazz radio station WBGO. Glasper is best known for being on the cusp of modern jazz, along with numerous collaborations in the hip-hop realm. Archer and Williams are veteran musicians with the experience to match Glasper’s leadership. Don’t fret if you can’t make it to the concert any of the nights though, WBGO is broadcasting live on 88.3 FM while NPR is streaming a live webcast of the performances. Each night there will be sets at 9pm and 11pm.