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Grace Kelly says that the first saxophonist she heard was Stan Getz: "I just fell in love with his sound, his tone. To me, he sounds like the human voice coming through the saxophone." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piano Jazz With Jon Weber

Grace Kelly On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

The alto-saxophone phenom duets with host Jon Weber in "The Way You Look Tonight" and more.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Grace Kelly With Phil Woods: Newport Jazz 2011 WBGO-FM

Hear the 19-year-old Boston-area alto saxophonist play with the 79-year-old Woods at Newport.

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Geri Allen (left) and Esperanza Spalding perform together at the Mary Lou Williams Festival in 2010. Margot Schulman/ hide caption

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