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Jazz singer Karrin Allyson on KPLU in Seattle.
September 6, 2012 The jazz singer runs through an infectious medley of "I Want to Be Happy" and "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" during a visit to the KPLU studios in Seattle.
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December 9, 2011 Celebrate the host and composer with a set of select performances by McPartland and her guests.
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September 6, 2011 The jazz vocalist and pianist performs songs from her new album, Round Midnight, for KPLU.
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May 6, 2011 One of the most in-demand performers on today's jazz scene sings "I've Got the World on a String" and more in a session from 1998.
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June 4, 2010 McPartland and friends return to Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, following up on the hugely successful 30th-anniversary concert six months earlier. Guest host Jon Weber shares tunes and memories from that wonderful evening, including "Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," "Royal Garden Blues" and "Twilight World."
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Marian McPartland performs at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.
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October 23, 2009 The Piano Jazz 30th-anniversary concert concludes with more all-star performances from the likes of pianist Cedar Walton, singer/pianist Dena DeRose and bandleader/pianist Arturo O'Farrill. Vocalist Karrin Allyson joined host Marian McPartland in a performance of "Twilight World," while jazz giant Randy Weston celebrated musicians everywhere with his tune "The Healers."
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July 24, 2008 Allyson keeps enormously busy on the road and in the studio. This summer and fall, she's in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Europe, and Turkey, as well as all over the U.S. If you ask her where she started to put it all together, she'd surely say Kansas City. Here, she performs from the city's Repertory Theater with her band.
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November 5, 2007 One of the most impressive jazz singers to emerge from the '90s, Karrin Allyson continues to wow audiences with her expressive voice. Her latest album, Footprints, earned her a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Hear an interview and performance recorded by KPLU.
January 4, 2007 Performing at the Kansas City Repertory Theater, Allyson and her band radiate down-to-earth Midwesternness in this command performance. Allyson's CD, Footprints, topped the jazz radio charts for seven weeks this past summer.
December 19, 2006 WBGO hosts Gary Walker, Rhonda Hamilton and Michael Bourne pick their favorite jazz albums of 2006 in a lively roundtable discussion. The list they assembled was extensive: everything from industry stalwarts to younger musicians exploring new directions in jazz, as well as some blues for good measure.
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