JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Tuesday, 10-11pm

Every week, host Dee Dee Bridgewater brings you music in performance, sweet and hot. With her fine, friendly voice, the Tony and Grammy winner introduces sets from coast to coast, and beyond.  JazzSet's quality recordings capture the legends, today's top bands, and promising new talent.



9:00 am
Thu November 10, 2011

Charles Lloyd's Sangam On JazzSet

Sangam performs at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. From left to right: Eric Harland, Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd.
Erik Jacobs for NPR

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 8:04 am

For his uncompromising and serious music, the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival was eager to present Charles Lloyd. He could bring any group he wanted, they told him. Lloyd said yes, and that he would bring Sangam, an East-West trio with one CD and few performances on the schedule. It was a coup!

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4:01 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Roy Hargrove On JazzSet

Roy Hargrove performs at the Village Vanguard.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

Roy Hargrove's sets are all music, no banter.

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12:59 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Toots Thielemans On JazzSet, With Kenny Werner

Toots Thielemans.

Jos Knaepen

Originally published on Thu August 1, 2013 11:39 am

More than 90 years ago, on April 29, 1922, Jean-Baptiste "Toots" Thielemans was born in Brussels. An organization formed to celebrate his landmark birthday, TOOTS90 is presenting a series of eight concerts, featuring Thielemans' quartet and special guests Kenny Werner on piano and Oscar Castro-Neves and Philip Catherine on guitar. All take place in Belgium, tracing a route from Antwerp to Gent, Brussels, Hasselt, Brugge, Liège and Dinant.

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4:58 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Ben Williams And Yotam Silberstein On JazzSet

Yotam Silberstein.

Courtesy of the artist

Two years ago, Ben Williams won the Thelonious Monk International Bass Competition at the Kennedy Center in his hometown of Washington, D.C. Dee Dee Bridgewater knows, because she sang with Williams that night. Only months before, he'd earned his Masters at the Juilliard School of Music. As the winner, Ben Williams received $20,000, a recording contract with Concord Music Group and a future booking at the Kennedy Center.

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1:00 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Arturo O'Farrill And The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra On JazzSet

Arturo O'Farrill is at the center of a dynasty between his father, composer Chico O'Farrill (1921-2001), and his son Adam, on trumpet here today. Zack, a younger son, plays drums, while Arturo's wife, Alison Deane, is a classical pianist and professor at City College in New York.

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