What To Stream This Week


Ashley Kahn and Brandee Younger are set to discuss the legacy of Alice Coltrane on Wednesday.

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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.

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Feb. 1: TJG Lockdown Session, No. 32 with Taylor Ho Bynum, Giveton Gelin, Mike Rodriguez, Marta Sanchez

Feb. 1: Omer Avital Trio

Feb. 2: Rob Brown/Chris Lightcap/Gerald Cleaver/Jo Wood-Brown

Feb. 2: Eric McPherson Group

Feb. 3: Alice Coltrane: The Swamini Who Swung with Ashley Kahn and Brandee Younger

Feb. 3: A Tribute to Lee Konitz (Sebastien Ammann/Lena Bloch/Cameron Brown/Michael Sarin)

Feb. 3: Ken Peplowski Group

Feb. 4: JD Parran/Dave Ross/Warren Smith/De’Jonerio Jones

Feb. 4: Gilad Hekselman Quartet

Feb. 4: Scott Wendholt/Adam Kolker Quartet

Feb. 4: Brownswood Celebrates The Release Of Indaba Is

Feb. 4: Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger

Feb. 5: E.J. Strickland Quintet

Feb. 5: Christian McBride’s New Jawn

Feb. 5: Tyshawn Sorey/Joe Lovano/Bill Frisell

Feb. 6: David Bixler/Rogerio Boccato/Jon Cowherd/Ike Sturm

Feb. 6: Palladium Plays The Music Of Wayne Shorter

Feb. 6: Tyshawn Sorey/Joe Lovano/Bill Frisell

Feb. 7: Ehud Asherie Trio

Feb. 7: Tyshawn Sorey/Joe Lovano/Bill Frisell

Updated Feb. 5

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    “I like to just click on songs that touched me and see if I could do them in a personal way — especially if it’s a well-known song,” Alpert said about selecting material for his new album.

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    McCann’s deep roots in gospel and the blues gave his music a gritty, earthy quality and a large supply of soulful licks.

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    The Black Men of Labor Club leads a second line parade, from the documentary City of a Million Dreams.

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    ​The Blue Note Quintet includes Gerald Clayton, Immanuel Wilkins, Joel Ross, Kendrick Scott and Matt Brewer. The all-star collective embarks on a North American tour this month.

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    Emmet Cohen, right, with one of his heroes, Houston Person.