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Aaron Diehl

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Concerts

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard presents Aaron Diehl with the 2011 Cole Porter Fellowship.

September 22, 2011 Hear Aaron Diehl and other finalists from the American Pianists Association's competition.

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Jonathan Batiste ends this set with "Kindergarten," a modern and hand-clapping take on the Louisiana roots of jazz

January 14, 2011 Jonathan Batiste closes this set with a modern, hand-clapping take on the Louisiana roots of jazz.

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Pianist Helen Sung is one of the many performers at the "Generations in Jazz" concert at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

December 31, 2010 Piano Jazz bids 2010 goodbye and welcomes the New Year with musical family young and old.

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Studio Sessions

 "It's a matter of understanding the vocabulary, in my opinion," pianist Aaron Diehl says of stride-piano music. "That stuff isn't meant to be played note for note."

February 16, 2012 Hear Diehl's modern take on the music of the time-honored masters of stride and swing.

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Aaron Diehl

November 6, 2009 Diehl displays brilliant technique and a truly creative approach to music in a Piano Jazz session.

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Interviews & Profiles

Cecile McLorin Salvant's new album is titled WomanChild.

June 3, 2013 Vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant and pianist Aaron Diehl honor old traditions as young people.

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Aaron Diehl (piano) and Dee Dee Bridgewater go head-to-head on "Just One of Those Things," by Cole Porter. The duet was part of Diehl's winning performance in the competition for the Cole Porter Fellowship.

April 19, 2011 Aaron Diehl won the 2011 APA Cole Porter Fellowship, beating out four other finalists.

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