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Recent Jazz

Marie Marcus.

April 11, 2014 Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor.


Dee Dee Bridgewater.

April 11, 2014 The singer performs two of Billie Holiday's signature songs: "Loverman" and "God Bless the Child."


Jayne Cortez in 1996. The poet often recorded her poems to improvised music.

April 11, 2014 Hear a sampling of collisions between the written word and the improvised solo.

Billy Childs.

April 10, 2014 The pianist's quartet makes psychic connections to Freddie Hubbard in a set from The Blue Whale.


The late Wayne Henderson toured with an incarnation of The Crusaders in 1995.

April 7, 2014 With his fellow Houston natives, the trombonist started a band that would encompass more than jazz.

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