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Shirley Horn.

February 18, 2011 The pianist and singer joins host Marian McPartland for a piano duet in "Isn't It Romantic?"

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Interviews & Profiles

October 24, 2005 Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist Shirley Horn passed away last week at the age of 71.

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October 22, 2005 The jazz vocalist and pianist was 71. Among her most memorable performances: "Here's to Life."

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October 22, 2005 The singer's voice and style put her in the ranks of jazz icons Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

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Count Basie was an early adopter of The Beatles.

September 9, 2009 As the landscape of popular music changed, jazz players found themselves interpreting the Fab Four.

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Why are your musical tastes a reflection of you?

August 9, 2012 More than ever, music matters to us — a lot. But why do we like what we like?

Sunset.

August 19, 2008 In the late-summer heat, it's wise to seek out a tall cool one, and these five tunes to go with it.

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