What To Stream This Week


Vocalist Amirtha Kidambi is planning to stream a Thursday set.

(Photo: Chris Weiss)

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 for the week below.

A fee is associated with some of the material listed here, and several items have been sourced from WBGO. DB

Sept. 14: Joe Farnsworth Quartet

Sept. 15: Sasha Dobson Sextet

Sept. 15: Tierney Sutton & Tamir Hendelman

Sept. 15: Allegra Levy’s Lose My Number: Allegra Levy Sings John McNeil release show

Sept. 16: Hiromi & Simon Phillips

Sept. 16: Jeremy Pelt Quintet

Sept. 16: Hiromi

Sept. 16: CoPA Conversations: Hank Shocklee & Timo Andres

Sept. 17: Jazz Institute of Chicago’s Keep The Music Playing Virtual Gala

Sept. 17: Emmet Cohen Group

Sept. 17: Amirtha Kidambi

Sept. 17: Aruan Ortiz Ensemble

Sept. 18: Wayne Escoffery Quartet

Sept. 18: Frank Basile/Sam Dillon Quintet

Sept. 18: Wayne Shorter Celebration, Part 5

Sept. 18: Bill Frisell Trio

Sept. 18: Bill Charlap & Wynton Marsalis

Sept. 19: Akiko Tsuruga Quintet

Sept. 19: Keyon Harrold

Sept. 19: Bill Charlap & Wynton Marsalis

Sept. 19: Wayne Escoffery Quartet

Sept. 20: The Puerto Rican Jazz Connection presented by John Santos with David Sánchez

Sept. 20: Ehud Asherie Trio

Sept. 20: Tamir Hendelman (Richard Rodgers tribute)

Updated Sept. 18

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