Video Interviews Jazz meets Beethoven

What would Beethoven’s life sound like?

Once a year Iiro Rantala is a guest on a radio show in his home country Finland. People call him there, tell a story from their lives - and Iiro Rantala sets it to music live in the studio. What would it sound ...

What does “creativity” mean in music?

The American jazz pianist Jason Moran is distinguished by his creative, profound approach to musical tradition. He says of himself: "I am a modern pianist, not a pioneer, not an avant-gardist. I charge old thin...

Always the same 12 tones …

The Grammy winner Joe Lovano is a titanium on the tenor saxophone. As a musician and composer, he collaborates with jazz colleagues and classical orchestras.