Play, sing, dance … repeat: The Pedrito Martinez Group

It’s said that to be a musician in Cuba, one must learn three things: how to play an instrument, how to sing, and how to dance. “Yes, yes, it’s true,” said Cuban-born percussionist Pedrito Martinez,

Delving Into the Marrow of a Song With Singular Jazz Singer and Songwriter René Marie

There have been two jazz vocal recordings released in 2016 that have beautifully challenged what we mean when we talk about “jazz” versus “pop”—but in the best sense. Click here to read the full interview.

Fred Hersch: Stereophile Interview

I’ve released a lot of live albums. Sometimes there’s a flaw, you fumble on a melody or something is a little wonky. But the main thing is—to me—with any kind of music is that it