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The Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York.
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January 1, 2011 The trumpeter, once a protege of Dizzy Gillespie, is a tremendously skilled player; he's also led several large ensembles, including the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. And his current big band has an acclaimed professional in every chair.
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Nnenna Freelon was a headliner during Marian McPartland's annual visit to Tanglewood.
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May 8, 2009 For the seventh annual Piano Jazz show at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival, McPartland hosts three amazing guests. Pianist Mulgrew Miller, singer Nnenna Freelon and singer/pianist Spencer Day each take their turn on stage with McPartland. The result is an eclectic and energetic hour of world class jazz.
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December 17, 2003 NPR's Tavis Smiley talks to five-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon. The jazz singer discusses her new CD Live, her career and her efforts to teach music to children.
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