Stream Performances And Talks As Musicians And Organizations Look For Alternatives To Live Gigs


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 connect directly with fans. We’ll keep a running tab below.

A fee is associated with some of the material listed here, and several items were sourced from WBGO and Jazz at Lincoln Center. DB

Daily: Fred Hersch

Daily: Third Man Public Access

Daily: Sammy Miller and the Congregation

March 23: Emmett Cohen

March 23: Camila Meza

March 25: Ben Williams

March 25: The Quarantine Concerts (Experimental Sound Studio)

March 25: David Hillyard & The Rocksteady Seven

March 25: Jeremy Siskind

March 25-30: Music on the Rebound

March 26: Iiro Rantala

March 26: Jackie Gage (Live From Home)

March 26: Jon Batiste x Global Citizen

March 26-April 11: Savannah Music Festival at Noon30

March 27: Carlos Santana & Cindy Blackman Santana

March 27: Yoko Miwa

March 27: Jazz House Kids with Christian McBride

March 27: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

March 27: Melissa Aldana

March 27: ELEW

March 27: SFJAZZ Fridays at Five (Julian Lage)

March 27: Mark Dresser

March 28: Yoko Miwa

March 28: Gerald Beckett

March 29: Steven Feifke & Alexa Tarantino (Celebrating Charlie Parker’s Centennial)

March 29: Miguel Zenón

March 30: Aaron Parks

March 30: Bennett Roth-Newell (Live From Home)

March 30: Jana Herzen & Charnett Moffett

March 30: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

March 30: Helen Sung (in support of the Mingus Big Band, Mingus Orchestra and Myngus Dynasty ensembles)

March 31: Duchess album release party

March 31: The Sound of Ben Webster (The National Jazz Museum in Harlem)

April 1: Kris Davis

April 1: Tyler Bullock

April 1-7: Live From Our Living Rooms (Corea, Frisell, Lovano, Liebman, McBride)

April 3–May 1: Force Majeure (Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas)

April 2: Shayna Steele (Live From Home)

April 2: Bill Frisell

April 2: Live from Dizzy’s Club: Camille Thurman & Darrell Green

April 3: Becca Stevens

April 3: SFJAZZ Fridays at Five (Lizz Wright)

April 3: Lara Downes (Some Of These Days: Livestream concert for Feeding America)

April 3: Fabian Almazan & Linda May Han Oh

April 3: Rhizome DC Presents: Home Times Concerts

April 3-May 1: Lizzie Thomas & John Colianni

April 3: Adam Birnbaum & Aaron Diehl

April 3: Nduduzo Makhathini (1:30 p.m. EST)

April 3: Nduduzo Makhathini (2 p.m. EST)

April 3: Kurt Elling

April 4: Vijay Iyer

April 4: Adam Rogers

April 4: Joe Lovano & Judi Silvano

April 4: Jorma Kaukonen “Live from the Fur Peace Ranch”

April 4: Sullivan Fortner & Aaron Parks

April 5: Steven Feifke & Alexa Tarantino (The Music of Carlos Jobim)

April 5: Meran Ben Horin & Yotam Sliberstein (Live From Our Living Rooms)

April 5: Owen Broder & Ethan Helm (Live From Our Living Rooms)

April 5: Becca Stevens (Live From Our Living Rooms)

April 5: Emmet Cohen & Dan Tepfer

April 6: Harish Raghavan

April 6: Emmet Cohen

April 6: John Patitucci

April 7: Antonio Sánchez & Thana Alexa

April 7: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

April 7: Antonio Sánchez & Thana Alexa

April 8: Orrin Evans

April 9: Vuyo Sotashe

April 9: A Closer Listen: Sherman Irby’s Inferno

April 9–May 1: Bob James

April 10: SFJAZZ Fridays at Five (Pink Martini)

April 10: Melissa Aldana (Q&A hosted by UChicago Presents)

April 11: ELEW

April 12: Jimmy Greene

April 12: Miguel Zenón

April 12: Rachel Therrien

April 12–May 31: Champian Fulton

April 12–14: Cafe Oto’s 12th Anniversary

April 13: Emmet Cohen

April 13: Ben Lamar Gay

April 15: Cuban-Khaleeji Project

April 16: Arturo O’Farrill & Adam O’Farrill

April 17: Rob Luft album release

April 18: Aaron Diehl Trio

April 18: Sequesterfest, Vol. 2 (Thurston Moore/Susana Santos Silva/Torbjörn Zetterberg/Ab Baars & Ig Henneman/Mats Gustafsson/Zeena Parkins/Moreno Veloso)

April 19: Rachel Therrien

April 20: Emmet Cohen

April 21: Michael Leonhart

April 22: Biophilia Records Festival (Linda May Han Oh, Fabian Almazan, Justin Brown, Maria Grand, Rajna Swaminathan)

April 23: David Helbock´s Random/Control

April 24–25: Vermont Jazz Center’s 4th Annual Solo Jazz Piano Festival (Toshiko Akiyoshi, Orrin Evans, Shamie Royston, Manuel Valera)

April 25: The Jazz Gallery’s Lockdown Session (Arta Jakabsone, Aaron Parks, Dayna Stephens, Dan Tepfer)

April 26: Conrad Tao

April 26: Rachel Therrien

April 27: Emmet Cohen

April 27–May 30: Satoko Fujii & Natsuki Tamura

April 27-May 1: Stephane Wrembel

April 27: Vijay Iyer

April 28: Mark de Clive-Lowe

April 29: Bria Skonberg

April 30: Art Is Live (Greg Ward)

April 30: Jazz & Gender: Language, Equity & Action

April 30: Black Art Jazz Collective

April 30: Tim Berne & David Torn

May 1: Yoko Miwa

May 1: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

May 1: Bob James

May 1: Tony Malaby & Angelica Sanchez

May 1: Nir Felder & Peter Zak

May 2: Yoko Miwa

May 2: Love From Philly (Christian McBride, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joey DeFrancesco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Michelle Lordi, Odean Pope, Uri Caine)

May 2: Jeremy Pelt

May 3: María Grand

May 4: Dan Weiss

May 5: Fay Victor

May 8: Yoko Miwa

May 8: Aubrey Johnson

May 8: Trombone Shorty

May 8: Johnathan Blake

May 8: Rob Brown & Steve Swell

May 8: Jorge Roeder

May 8: Sara Serpa & André Matos, Ran Blake, Sofia Rei, Fay Victor

May 9: Yoko Miwa

May 9: Linda May Han Oh

May 9: Helen Sung

May 10: Camille Thurman & Darrell Green

May 13: Justin Brown

May 14: Quiana Lynell

May 14: Brandee Younger

May 15: Yoko Miwa

May 15: Fay Victor & Brian Marsella

May 15: Allan Harris

May 15: Isaiah Sharkey

May 16: Kate Baker & Dave Stryker

May 16: Joey Alexander

May 16: Theo Crocker

May 17: Kat Edmonson

May 17: Ivan Neville

May 17: Rachel Therrien

May 17: Delia Fischer

May 18: Celebrating Harlem Stage (Nona Hendryx, Jason Moran, José James, Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité, Bill T. Jones, Fab 5 Freddy)

May 18: Lafayette Gilchrist

May 19: Allan Harris

May 19: Ben Williams

May 20: Rajna Swaminathan

May 20: Bill Frisell

May 20: Joel Ross

May 21: Sara Serpa

May 21: Jason Marsalis’ Trio Excursions

May 21: Ron Carter

May 21: Chick Corea

May 21: Harold López-Nussa

May 22: Keyon Harrold

May 23: Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science

May 23: Ran Blake (Jazz Journal Association Local Hero Award Boston 2020)

May 23: Sequesterfest, Vol. 3 (Paal Nilssen-Love, Peter Brötzmann, Rob Mazurek, Hamid Drake, Rebekah Heller, Anna Högberg & Finn Loxbo)

May 23: Jaleel Shaw

May 23: Marcus Miller

May 23: Felix Pastorius

May 23: Ben Rosenblum

May 24: Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science

May 24: Benjamin Jephta

May 24: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

May 24: Ben Rosenblum

May 28: Jason Marsalis & the 21st Century Trad Band (Benny Goodman Edition)

May 28: Jamie Saft & Vanessa Saft

June 5: Sara Serpa

June 9: Alan Broadbent

Updated May 19

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