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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Dave Douglas On Piano Jazz

The boundary-pushing trumpeter plays Mary Lou Williams tunes with Marian McPartland in 2000.

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The Sound Prints Quintet is (L-R): Lawrence Fields, Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Linda Oh, Joey Baron. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Concerts

Billy Childs, Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy On JazzSet

Back to back, hear a soaring four-piece ensemble and a band powered by lips.

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