The early-20th-century musician's seminal work represents the cornerstone of jazz piano conception. Pianists like Aaron Diehl, Ethan Iverson, Marc Cary and ELEW pay tribute.
While on tour with The Arcs, the powerhouse mariachi band performs live in the NPR Music offices.
The bassist/singer says a curious child-like spirit guides her new album, explains her "flashlight into the future" and her love of the band Cream, and premieres a new song.
For Amanda Burden, a city is defined by its public spaces. The former city commissioner of New York City explains why a promenade, a park or even a park bench, are vital to a city's ability to thrive.
Fast-growing cities are often riddled with violence, drug trafficking and unemployment. Security researcher Robert Muggah explains how some cities are using new approaches to address these problems.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says mayors are in a position to accomplish a great deal, because they're locals. They can see a city the way "people who are most in need of help see it," he says.
Political theorist Benjamin Barber argues that cities and city mayors are the key to bypassing political gridlock and solving many of our global challenges.
Mapping apps find the fastest route. But what are you missing along the way? Computer scientist Daniele Quercia describes how "happy maps" can give you the most beautiful route.
Hear the Paris native merge the oldest instrument, the human voice, with a palette of colorful electronic sounds, applied with a painter's touch.