4:48 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Amina Figarova Sextet, Avishai Cohen's Triveni On JazzSet

Amina Figarova performs at the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR

Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 10:16 am

As a child in Azerbaijan, Amina Figarova loved the piano at first sight. She would arrange all her dolls around her and play for them. "Nobody could stop me," she told an interviewer at All About Jazz. "I would sit and play and play." Figarova studied classical music and heard jazz at home, especially Herbie Hancock.

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A Blog Supreme
12:48 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Live At The 2012 Newport Jazz Festival

Wynton Marsalis' ensemble performs at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR

Originally published on Mon July 9, 2012 2:06 pm

Since 1954, the Newport Jazz Festival has brought live music to seaside New England. This year, you can see it even if you can't be there: NPR Music returns to the Newport Jazz Festival for a live video webcast and recording on August 4-5, 2012.

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2:11 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Bob Parlocha's Playlist

Bob Parlocha's current playlist can be found at the Jazz Satellite Network at:


Arts & Culture
2:55 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Jazz Musician Cleve Eaton Reflects on His Music

Tuscaloosa, Al – Once known as Count Basie's bassist, bass player Cleveland Eaton has been making his mark on the music industry for more than fifty years. The Fairfield native takes a look back at his musical career with reporter Alisa Beckwith-Ayilliath.


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