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Jazz Night in America: On the List

Amna Ijaz
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NPR

Updated March 6, 2024 at 8:58 AM ET

Jazz Night in America is a radio and video documentary series that goes deep on stories across the jazz diaspora. On the List shakes loose our staff's favorite new releases every month — from traditional tunes to avant-garde adventures to electronic experiments, we'll keep our ears open in order to present you with a selection of the genre's newly-mined gems. These songs represent just a small sampling of the music released by jazz artists around the world; we hope that as we share our discoveries you feel inspired to embark on your own exploration of what's new. (If you'd like to hear the music featured on Jazz Night in America, we've got that, too.)

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February 2024 favorites:

Lawrence Fields, "Moving On"
Melissa Aldana, "The Solitary Seeker"
Julieta Eugenio, "Stay"
Sly5thAve, Daniel Wytanis, "Big Brother"
Ches Smith, "Disco Inferred"
Béla Fleck, "Rhapsody in Blue(grass)"
Lizz Wright, "Your Love (feat. Meshell Ndgeocello & Brandee Younger)"
Jahari Massamba Unit, Karriem Riggins, Madlib, "Otis' Tambourine"
Gilad Hekselman, Eric Harland, Shai Maestro, Larry Grenadier, "Equinox - Live"
Brent Birckhead, "Cacao"
Charles Lloyd, "Monk's Dance"
Chris Potter, John Patitucci, Brian Blade, Brad Mehldau, "Cloud Message"
Terrace Martin, "ICU"
Salvatore Bonafede, Eddie Gómez, Billy Hart, "More Coverage - To Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonious Monk"
Bill Frisell featuring the Brussels Philharmonic, "Throughout"
Vijay Iyer, Lida May Han Oh, Tyshawn Sorey, "Maelstrom"
JS, "In Love"
Kelly Green, "Street Cleaning"
Kim Myhr & Kitchen Orchestra, "I"
KVMTZ, "Payday"
The Messthetics and James Brandon Lewis, "That Thang"
Yes! Trio (Ali Jackson, Aaron Goldberg, Omer Avital), "Spring Sings"
Black Art Jazz Collective, "Black Heart"
Amaro Freitas, Brandee Younger, "Gloriosa"
Yotam Silberstein, John Patitucci, Billy Hart, "Beija Flor"
John Surman, "Pebble Dance"
Willie Morris, "Leaving Paradise"
The Silhouettes Project, Tertia May, illiterate, Hutch "Cheap Cigars"
Cyrus Chestnut, Warren Wolf, "Brother With the Mint Green Vine"
Mike McGinnis, "Rollover"
Julius Rodriguez, "MOMENTUM"

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