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Joe Lovano artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
May 2, 2013 Joe Lovano, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding and more take the glimmering venue on its maiden voyage.
January 30, 2013 Watch a founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective and his tenor sax successor drive a jaunty swinger.
November 28, 2012 Few jazz artists are as active as co-bandleaders Joe Lovano (saxophone) and Dave Douglas (trumpet).
February 17, 2011 Hear Greg Osby and Joe Lovano's Us Five in concert, featuring Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding.
September 1, 2011 The vibraphonist celebrates 50 years at Berklee College of Music with three generations of friends.
January 12, 2011 The monster tenorman and his two-drummer band play Charlie Parker's music at the jazz institution.
August 9, 2009 The saxophone giant led an unusual band with two drummers and liberal splashes of color.
September 3, 2008 All three towering figures of modern jazz have played together for more than 25 years.
June 26, 2008 Two artists in prime musical condition play outdoors and back to back at the J&R Music Festival.
June 30, 2011 Joe Lovano and his group Us Five dive headlong into the works of jazz great Charlie Parker.
October 1, 2006 The selections chosen by the tenor sax player highlight the origins of the "cool sound" in jazz.
November 25, 2008 This year's best jazz albums encourage enthusiasm and optimism about the state of music.
February 23, 2011 On Bird Songs, Lovano looks for new ways to pay tribute to Charlie Parker's material.
December 25, 2007 WBGO host Gary Walker shares his favorite jazz recordings of 2007, led by the late Michael Brecker.
January 2, 2011 The celebrated saxophonist and his percussion-heavy band have a new album of Charlie Parker songs.
September 14, 2009 See how the visual aesthetic of Blue Note carries almost as much artistic cachet as the music.
March 23, 2009 Five of today's leading jazz tenor saxophonists each has his own take on the shape of jazz to come.
December 31, 2008 The year's 10 best CDs feature brilliant musicians collaborating on a wide variety of recordings.
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