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Tiny Desk Concerts

Vijay Iyer Trio

Iyer's working band transforms selections from throughout the pianist's deep and varied catalog.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Shirley Horn On Piano Jazz

The vocalist brings her unmistakable contralto to a 1995 set that includes "Wouldn't It Be Lovely."

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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

Venezuela's National Jazz Orchestra Returns

The Simón Bolívar Big Band, the top jazz group of the education program El Sistema, visits New York.

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Live May 27: Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert

The saxophonist's sprawling work comes to life with his band, a choir, strings and special guests.

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Live May 20: The Bad Plus Joshua Redman At Detroit Jazz Festival

The new band joining the saxophonist and the collaborative trio remakes each others' tunes.

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Live May 13: Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra salutes its baritone saxophonist and elder statesman.

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Live May 6: Vijay Iyer Trio At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

A piano trio that's made an art of collective rhythmic risk-taking performs at an Egyptian temple.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Stanley Cowell On Piano Jazz

Hear the pianist perform his composition "Equipoise" for an NPR studio audience.

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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

The Legacy Of The Jazz Organ In Philadelphia

The city salutes three of its many organ pioneers: Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott and Charles Earland.

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Akua Dixon At Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

The cellist leads her string ensemble in concert, featuring her two children on voice and drums.