What To Stream, March 22–28


New England Conservatory offers a retrospective of Ran Blake March 22–24 in honor of the pianist-composer’s 85th birthday.

(Photo: Courtesy New England Conservatory)

As performers look to replace income from lost gigs and regain a sense of community amid the coronavirus pandemic, some are using online streaming services to connect directly with fans. Here are a few events streaming this week. A fee is associated with some of the material listed, and some items have been sourced from WBGO, WDCB and WWOZ. So, please support jazz radio, too. DB

March 22–24: Portrait of Ran Blake: Celebrating 85 Years

March 24: LSD: Simon Lott, Kevin Scott & Phil DeGruy at Broadside (New Orleans)

March 24–25: Billy Strings from Tipitina’s (New Orleans)

March 26: Christian McBride’s New Jawn

March 26: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra—Voices of Freedom

March 26: Dan Blake, Da Fé Record Release Party

March 26: Gustavo Cortinas at Constellation (Chicago)

March 26–31: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Voices of Freedom

March 27: Ramsey Lewis, Most Requested Songs

March 27: Herlin Riley & Robert Mache (New Orleans)

March 27: Taj Mahal and Fantastic Negrito

March 27: Ingrid Lucia (New Orleans)

March 27: Olivia Flanigan at Constellation (Chicago)

March 27–28: Vocal Jazz Summit featuring Cyrille Aimée, Alexis Cole, Rosana Eckert, Kurt Elling, Roberta Gambarini and more

March 28: Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet from Snug Harbor (New Orleans)

March 28: Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Blue Palestine World Premiere

March 28: Anneke van Giersbergen, Darkest Skies, Album Release Experience

March 28: Bill Warfield And The Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra

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