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Harry Connick, Jr.'s new album, That Would Be Me, is out now.
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October 23, 2015 Connick has been interpreting American jazz and pop since he was a kid studying under Ellis Marsalis — who, more than once, told him to quit.
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Harry Connick Jr.
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November 27, 2014 In this session from 1991, Connick sings and plays "They Didn't Believe Me" and joins host Marian McPartland for "Stompin' at the Savoy."
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Donny Hathaway remains widely admired in jazz, but much of his repertoire has yet to be tapped by improvisers.
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January 17, 2014 The singer-songwriter remains influential in jazz, but improvisers have yet to fully mine his repertoire. Here are a few of the attempts so far, from musicians such as Kenny Garrett, Carmen Lundy and George Benson.
Hank Williams has written plenty of tunes covered by jazz artists over the years.
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August 17, 2012 If you haven't listened to his music in a while, you might have forgotten: The country pioneer had swing. Here are five jazz artists out of many who have put their own spins on his music.
Detail from cover of Geri Allen, A Child Is Born.
December 21, 2011 For whatever reason, a number of fine jazz pianists have recorded Christmas albums for this holiday season. Here are five tracks from a few of the standout records released this year — with a bonus from a disc coming early next year.
The King's Singers
December 23, 2010 Over a 42-year history, the King's Singers have delivered a broad range of repertoire, from barbershop songs to Renaissance madrigals, in sweet, tight harmonies. Hear a concert performance in the APM studios in St. Paul, Minn.
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The Marsalis Family.
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August 15, 2010 In 2009, Wynton, Branford, Jason and Delfeayo made a rare joint appearance to honor their father, the great pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis. Now, the first family of jazz is releasing that recording and sending all proceeds to the New Orleans Musicians' Village. Hear Music Redeems in its entirety here until Aug. 24.
February 12, 2008 It's a fair bet that three-quarters of all songs have something to do with love, with maybe half of those coming out in its favor. Here are five lovesick tunes crafted by jazz legends, Broadway hitmakers, and new talents.
August 29, 2006 Harry Connick Jr.'s song "All These People" chronicles the devastation he witnessed in his native New Orleans during the days immediately following Hurricane Katrina. All proceeds from the single go to Musicians' Village, a New Orleans rebuilding project sponsored by Habitat for Humanity.
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June 8, 2006 On Sunday, Harry Connick Jr. will be among the nominees attending the Tony Awards. Connick received a Tony nod for best actor in a musical for his Broadway debut in the revival of The Pajama Game. That performance, along with songs from the 2000 musical he wrote, Thou Shalt Not, are now on CD.
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