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August 17, 2009 This week's Take Five skips from the provinces of Quebec and Ottawa over to British Columbia, featuring a jazz legend, a world-famous vocalist/pianist and a few Canadian musicians who are gaining wider recognition outside their home country. Listen to five songs below.
August 13, 2009 On a stage adorned with roses, the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival honors Sheila Jordan for a lifetime of service. The innovative vocalist shares songs and stories from the Kennedy Center, with the young Russian-born singer Sophie Milman showcasing her talents on stage.
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