Bassist Ben Williams is set to stream a Thursday trio set from the Jazz Gallery in New York.

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What To Stream This Week

As performers look to replace income from lost gigs and regain a sense of community amid the coronavirus pandemic, a number of musicians are using online streaming services to…

Orrin Evans and The Captain Black Big Band

The Intangible Between
(Smoke Sessions)

Anne Mette Iversen Quartet +1
Racing A Butterfly
(Brooklyn Jazz Underground)

James Brandon Lewis/Chad Taylor
Live In Willisau

Sara Serpa

Jordan Seigel

Beyond Images
(Wonderbird Music)

Ryan Cohan

Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra
The Planets: Reimagined


Joni Mitchell performs in 1983.

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Joni Mitchell Makes Mingus Sing

The career of vocalist and songwriter Joni Mitchell has, within the past year, developed to emphasize her associations with jazz music, which have been evident at least since Tom Scott’s L.A. Express joined her on Court And Spark. Mingus, her acclaimed collaboration with the late bassist/composer, and her Playboy Jazz Festival performance with Herbie Hancock, Don Alias, Gene Perla and Randy Brecker are indicative of her latest direction. In conversation, Mitchell states her longtime involvement with jazz—the sound of Annie Ross is clearly…

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