What To Stream This Week


Vocalist Alicia Hall Moran is set to interpret portions of the Motown catalog during a Friday streaming performance.

(Photo: Venice Biennial)

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

Jan. 4: Ari Hoenig Trio

Jan. 5: James Brandon Lewis/Kirk Knuffke/Gerald Cleaver

Jan. 5: Ed Cherry Group

Jan. 6: Clifford Brown At 90: Brownie Speaks

Jan. 6: Greg Glassman Quartet

Jan. 6: 50 Years Of Weather Report With Christian McBride

Jan. 7: Randy Ingram/Drew Gress

Jan. 7: Nicole Glover Trio

Jan. 7: Fay Victor Chamber Trio/Tony Malaby’s Turnpike Trio

Jan. 8: Kris Davis Borderlands Trio

Jan. 8: Alicia Hall Moran

Jan. 8: Audrey Silver/Bruce Barth

Jan. 8: Chris Botti

Jan. 8: Lew Tabackin Trio

Jan. 9: Alex LoRe And Weirdear

Jan. 9: Kris Davis Borderlands Trio

Jan. 9-10: Chris’ Jazz Café Virtual Fundraiser (Christian McBride)

Jan. 10: Neal Caine Quartet

Updated Jan. 8

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