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Concerts

Cyrus Chestnut.

December 8, 2011 Nicholas Payton and Jimmy Heath also join this celebration in swing from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

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Jimmy Heath.

July 6, 2011 In a band led by jazz legends and brothers, Jimmy and Tootie Heath headline this concert recording.

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Cyrus Chestnut and Benny Green

January 1, 2011 Two pianists who absolutely command the instrument welcome guests like jazz legend Jimmy Heath.

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July 3, 2008 JazzSet celebrates living legends of jazz, including Dave Brubeck, James Moody, and Nancy Wilson.

Jimmy Heath.

October 21, 2010 Hear the saxophonist in concert from the Blue Note in New York City.

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Studio Sessions

Jimmy Heath.

August 10, 2013 Host Marian McPartland and bassist Rufus Reid join Heath for "You've Changed" and "Gingerbread Boy."

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Interviews & Profiles

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March 18, 2010 During his long and successful career, Jimmy Heath has appeared on more than 100 records.

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News

Jimmy Heath and friends at a session at New York's WOR Studios in 1953. Left to right: Miles Davis, Kenny Drew, Art Blakey, Jimmy Heath.

January 11, 2014 The 87-year-old has played with and written for everyone, from Bird to Dizzy to Miles.

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3 Cohens

July 6, 2010 Hear five jazz family songs to accompany your own family's backyard summer cookout.

Cows.

June 1, 2009 Celebrate obscure June days dedicated to pudding, fishing and smiles with Louis Armstrong and more.

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December 19, 2006 WBGO hosts select their favorite jazz albums of 2006 in a lively roundtable discussion.

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