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The Best Of Jazz Night In America, Season One (So Far)WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

In our first 19 Jazz Night In America webcasts, we've presented over 150 musicians from 13 venues in six cities — with many more musicians and locations on the way. Whether in huge concert auditoriums like Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall to tiny basement salons like Mezzrow in New York, we've heard from living legends, rising stars and very, very talented artists somewhere in between.

For our 20th episode, we've selected some of our favorite moments of the bunch. Jazz Night In America presents highlights from its first batch of programs, featuring artists like Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Wynton Marsalis, Pedrito Martinez, Robert Glasper, Miguel Zenón, Johnny O'Neal and many more.

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The Brazilian pianist and singer mixes frenetic originals with Antônio Carlos Jobim interpretations.

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Catherine Russell: Sunny Side Of The Street

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The singer assembles a vocal trio to take on a book of music she once sang with her mother.

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The singing bassist presents original songs and standards in a session from 2001.

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Rose Murphy On Piano Jazz

Hear the singer and pianist perform "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" in a 1988 session.

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Carlos Henriquez: The Bronx Pyramid

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The bassist spends a lot of time in Manhattan for Jazz at Lincoln Center, but his roots are uptown.

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Hear the Japanese pianist perform her compositions "Falling Leaves" and "Far Away."

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