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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

'Remembering Marian McPartland: A Celebration' On Piano Jazz

Tony Bennett, Barbara Carroll, Bill Charlap, Chris Brubeck and more pay tribute to the grande dame of Piano Jazz.

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Harold Budd, Laura Veirs, Exitmusic, More

This episode includes kids' music from Laura Veirs, the return of veteran composer Harold Budd and some echoey pop from Exitmusic and Milagres.

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