Latest Jazz Music

  • Black Pumas: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
    The Austin-based rock band is nominated for the album and record of the year at next year's Grammys. See why in this Tiny Desk quarantine concert.(Image credit: NPR/NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-07
  • Vote For Your Favorite Albums Of 2020
    It wasn't a great year. But, as it often does, music made it better – or at least helped us get through the long days. So, before we put 2020 behind us, tell us your favorite albums of the year.(Image credit: FrankRamspott/Getty Images) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-07
  • ‘Oxford American Magazine’ Highlights Southern Music
    NPR's Debbie Elliott speaks to Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes, who is this year's guest editor of the Oxford American Southern Music Issue. ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-06
  • Nilüfer Yanya Reflects On A Tumultuous Year In ‘Feeling Lucky’
    Nilüfer Yanya ponders on the perspective she's gained this year and how it's inspired her new EP, Feeling Lucky? ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-05
  • Austin Musicians Compose Musical Piece Played Inside A Dumpster To Commemorate 2020
    Musicians in Austin wanted to commemorate this "dumpster fire" of a year, so they created a musical piece to be played inside dumpsters. ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-05
  • ‘Tripping With Nils Frahm’: 4 Sweaty Berlin Nights Captured Onscreen
    The new concert film, shot in 2018, shows one of the stars of the electronic and indie classical worlds in his element: a homebrewed nest of traditional and modern instruments working together.(Image credit: Thomas Lallier/Courtesy of the artist) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-04
  • The Thistle & Shamrock: Karine Polwart Live
    Scottish songwriter and musician Karine Polwart curated a special evening of songs with connections to literature, poetry and stories for the 2019 Birnam Book Festival.(Image credit: Sandy Butler/Courtesy of the artist) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-04
  • Dua Lipa: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
    The defining disco diva of 2020 performs four songs from her album Future Nostalgia for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.(Image credit: NPR/NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-04
  • The Best Music Of 2020: NPR Staff Picks
    The staff of NPR Music sifts through the best of 2020 to present personal lists of top 10 songs and albums.(Image credit: Courtesy of 4AD Records) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-04
  • ‘Song Of The Avatars’ Resurrects Guitarist Robbie Basho’s Lost Recordings
    Basho helped invent the playing style known as American primitive, but his music was nearly forgotten after his death. Then a few years ago, a trove of never-before-heard recordings suddenly surfaced.(Image credit: Jeff Dooley/Tompkins Square Records) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-04
  • Becoming Isis Tha Saviour
    A former ward of the state who gave birth while imprisoned, Philly rapper Isis Tha Saviour uses hip-hop to transform her trauma into freedom.(Image credit: Destiny Moore for NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-03
  • Listen To NPR Music’s 100 Best Songs Of 2020
    Think of it as a silver lining playlist, a whopper of a mixtape to close out a bummer of a year. (Image credit: Courtesy of the artist) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-03
  • The 100 Best Songs Of 2020
    The great songs of 2020 were as abundant as the rest of the year was a drag. Think of these 100 jams as a silver linings playlist for the worst year of our collective lives.(Image credit: Illustration: Rae Pozdro for NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-03
  • The 100 Best Songs Of 2020
    Think of these 100 songs (Nos. 80-61 here) as a silver linings playlist for the worst year of our collective lives.(Image credit: Illustration: Rae Pozdro for NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-03
  • The 100 Best Songs Of 2020
    Think of these 100 songs (Nos. 60-41 here) as a silver linings playlist for the worst year of our collective lives.(Image credit: Illustration: Rae Pozdro for NPR) ... read more
    Source: Latest Jazz MusicPublished on 2020-12-03