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Vince Guaraldi artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

The Definitive Vince Guaraldi

November 28, 2009 A new compilation anthologizes Vince Guaraldi, best known for his scores of Charlie Brown specials.

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Bob with Tree

December 13, 2010 Get the All Songs Considered holiday music special a week early by subscribing to the podcast.

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December 7, 2007 Greet the season with a little swing: KPLU offers five classics with a mainstream jazz sensibility.

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November 28, 2006 Vince Guaraldi's classic music from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' has been remastered and re-released.

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December 11, 2006 From Sufjan Stevens to Twisted Sister to The Chipmunks, here's a look at 2006's holiday crop.

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Reviews

Vince Guaraldi had range, as well as an instrumental hit right when jazz was vanishing from AM radio.

September 21, 2012 Guaraldi had range, as well as an instrumental hit right when jazz was vanishing from AM radio.

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December 7, 2006 Pittsburgh-based NPR member station WDUQ presents a list of the 10 best holiday jazz CDs.

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December 21, 2010 Grab a blanket and curl up in front of the fire. It's time for the All Songs holiday special.

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Definitive Vince Guaraldi

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