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NPR Jazz Critics Poll

From NPR The 2020 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll By: Francis Davis 9. Rudresh Mahanthappa Hero Trio (Whirlwind) Points: 120 Votes: 22 It’s a gamble for a horn player to record in a trio without a keyboardist or guitarist. You risk detaching the listener from harmony even as you gain new freedom to improvise. Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa rolls the dice and comes up seven, generating such a swarm of piercing, confident notes that the harmonies and melodies of these jazz and pop classics are always present even as they’re filled with digressions their composers never imagined. ‘“Geoffrey Himes Click here to read more Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 14th, 2021 in News

New Video: Jazzmeia Horn

From The Recording Academy / GRAMMYs Listen to jazz singer/songwriter Jazzmeia Horn’s inspirational performance of ‘Where We Are’ on this week’s Press Play At Home. Performed At | MILTON’S PLAYHOUSE, Harlem, NYC Read The Full Article

Posted Dec 4th, 2020 in News

IMN Grammy Nominees!

Congratulations to all of this year’s Grammy nominated artists! Most especially to those from the IMN family: Best Improvised Jazz Solo: PACHAMAMA Regina Carter, soloist Track from: Ona (Thana Alexa) MOE HONK Joshua Redman, soloist Track from: RoundAgain (Redman Mehldau... Read The Full Article

Posted Nov 24th, 2020 in IMN / Industry News

NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington

Congratulations to newly named NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington! “This honor and distinction serve as a beautiful recognition of my dedication to preserving, promoting, and furthering this incredible art form of which I love dearly. I’m beyond thrilled to... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 21st, 2020 in News


We’re looking forward to catching up with you at the virtual Arts Midwest + WAA conference! Be sure to drop by our online booth to say hello and check out both our virtual and touring rosters. Read The Full Article

Posted Sep 25th, 2020 in IMN / Industry News

Tiny Desk Concert: Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves

Anat Cohen And Marcello Gonçalves: Tiny Desk (Home) ConcertThe Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit... Read The Full Article

Posted Sep 2nd, 2020 in News

Village Vanguard Rebroadcast

Village Vanguard Live Streams Joe Lovano Trio Fascination with Ben Street & Andrew Cyrille August 14 & 15 starting at 9PM ET tonight through 9PM ET tomorrow Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 14th, 2020 in News

Jazzmeia Horn Jazz Night in America

From WBGO Premiere: Watch Jazzmeia Horn’s Final Live Performance Before The Pandemic For Jazzmeia Horn, this concert defined a moment. This was The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, after all, one of the most prestigious stages in the... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 9th, 2020 in News

NY Times RoundAgain Review

“This album shows how firmly each musician in the quartet has grown into his own identity, as an improviser, a composer and an accompanist… If ‘RoundAgain’ has anything notably in common with ‘MoodSwing,’ it is the feeling of musicians with... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 9th, 2020 in News

DownBeat Critics Poll

Congratulations to this year’s DownBeat Critics Poll winners! Most especially to those in the IMN family of artists, including a triple crown for Terri Lyne Carrington – becoming the first female instrumentalist to win Jazz Artist of the Year: Jazz... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 6th, 2020 in News

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