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February 8, 2010 Lovey-dovey romantic types get all the attention on Valentine's Day. But not everyone wants to be in love right about now, and some relationships just happen to be hitting their expiration date this very minute. Listen to five songs that are perfect for those looking to break someone's heart.
October 3, 2008 The brilliant song stylist Nancy Wilson has recorded more than 60 albums and moved effortlessly between jazz, pop and R&B. In recent years, Wilson has hosted NPR's popular program Jazz Profiles. She joins McPartland to swap stories and sing songs, including "Easy Living" and "The Nearness of You."
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October 30, 2007 From the lighthearted and fancy to the haunting and grotesque, NPR station WDUQ highlights some spooky Halloween music you can listen to all year long. Hear jazz vocalists conjure different ghosts out of classic tunes, while horn players coax the demons out of their instruments.
December 7, 2006 Pittsburgh-based NPR member station WDUQ broadcasts more than 100 hours of jazz programming every week -- a lineup that includes its share of holiday music around this time of year.
August 1, 2001 Cannonball Adderley invented "soul jazz," a distinctive style that brought the group great popularity. On this 1961 album, a young vocalist named Nancy Wilson (who later became host of NPR's Jazz Profiles) joined the quintet on vocals to bring listeners gems of musical collaboration.
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