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Cecilia Smith On Piano Jazz

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In his new album, Latin American Songbook, jazz pianist Edward Simon offers a new take on some of his favorite Latin standards. Scott Chernis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 'Latin American Songbook,' Edward Simon Rethinks The American Jazz Standard

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Leonard Feather In The Studio

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Robert Glasper's latest album with his group, The Robert Glasper Experiement, is called ArtScience. Mathieu Bitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Glasper Talks 'ArtScience,' The Latest From His Adventurous Jazz Crew

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Oliver Jones In The Studio

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Guitarist Nels Cline On 'Lovers,' An Album 25 Years In The Making

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Walter Davis Jr. In The Studio

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Songs We Love: Ben Wendel Group, 'Doubt'

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Three Miles Ahead

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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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Rudy Van Gelder, Definitive Jazz Recording Engineer, Has Died

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Marian McPartland In The Studio

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BADBADNOTGOOD On World Cafe

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Toots Thielemans, Jazz Harmonica Baron, Dies At 94

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Marty Napoleon In The Studio

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Bobby Hutcherson, Jazz Vibraphone Modernist, Has Died

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David Sanchez In The Studio

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Songs We Love: Slavic Soul Party!, 'Bluebird Of Delhi'

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The Eminence Of J.J. Johnson, And His Partnership With Kai Winding

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Marilyn Crispell In The Studio

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