Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

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Jazz Appreciation Month
  • Azar Lawrence

    On November 6, 2019, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed acclaimed jazz saxophonist Azar Lawrence for an intimate conversation discussing Lawrence’s longtime career playing alongside iconic musicians and artists. Following the conversation, Lawrence performed live with his band, The Azar Lawrence Experien...

  • Preservation Jazz Hall Band

    On November 1, 2017, The GRAMMY Museum welcomed New Orleans septet Preservation Hall Jazz Band to the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on their album, So It Is, and prolific career as the torchbearers for New Orleans music for more than 50 years. Released on Legacy Recor...

  • Cassandra Wilson

    On November 11, 2010, the GRAMMY Museum hosted acclaimed jazz musician and vocalist, Cassandra Wilson, to discuss the release of her album Silver Pony (Blue Note Records) which featured the first live tracks released by Wilson since 1991 as well as a mix of live recordings from a European tour. ...

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater

    The GRAMMY Museum welcomed GRAMMY and Tony Award-winning artist Dee Dee Bridgewater to the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater on August 11, 2011. As a legendary vocalist, acclaimed Broadway actress, Jazz Set host, and Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, Bridgew...

  • Julian Lage

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum's Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, guitar virtuoso Julian Lage discusses his forthcoming Blue Note debut Squint, which will be released June 11. Following the discussion, Julian gives a special performance of his new single, "Boo's Blues." Squint is a striking ...

  • Emmet Cohen

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum's Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, jazz pianist & composer Emmet Cohen discusses his new album Future Stride, his popular weekly livestreams "Live From Emmet's Place," and how his past experience with the GRAMMY Museum's music education programs shaped his futu...

  • Blue Note Records

    On March 25, 2014, to celebrate the opening of the GRAMMY Museum’s exhibit, Blue Note Records: The Finest In Jazz, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed President of Blue Note Records, Don Was, and five-time GRAMMY Award winning artist and composer, Terence Blanchard, for an exclusive interview. The two ref...

  • Chick Corea

    On November 26, 2019, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed iconic jazz musician Chick Corea for a conversation discussing his remarkable career and documentary, Chick Corea: In the Mind of a Master, which offers a behind the scenes look into the making of Chick’s album Antidote with the Spanish Heart Band....

  • Terence Blanchard

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with composer Terence Blanchard about creating the original score for the Netflix film, Da 5 Bloods. From Academy Award Winner Spike Lee, Da 5 Bloods tells the story of four African-American Vets — Paul (Delroy ...

  • Gregory Porter

    Though Gregory Porter had an acclaimed role in the original 1999 Broadway cast of It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues — and staged his own Nat King Cole & Me musical in 2004 — it was inevitable that he'd became known for his songs. That was made abundantly clear when both of Porter's indie albums — 20...

  • Branford Marsalis

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with Branford Marsalis about composing the original score for the Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. In the film, tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Ch...

  • Shabaka Hutchings

    Shabaka Hutchings is a Mercury Prize nominated saxophonist who is the leading light of the UK jazz scene. A member of the afro-futuristic trio The Comet is Coming and leader of two enthralling bands, Sons of Kemet and Shabaka and the Ancestors, Shabaka was recently named one of “Downbeat’s 2020’s...

  • Art Kane: Harlem 1958

    n 1958, photographer Art Kane took one of the most iconic photos in jazz history. Gathering 58 of New York City’s jazz musicians together for a group photo, the image features jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Thelonius Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mu...