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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

A Tribute To Kenny Wheeler

Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen and saxophonist Steve Treseler rearrange the catalog of the late great.

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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

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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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Gonzalo Rubalcaba On Piano Jazz

The Cuban pianist dazzles with his renditions of "Con Alma" and "Straight No Chaser."

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Sharon Freeman On Piano Jazz

The accomplished pianist and French-horn player performs her composition "Waltz For Achim" and more.

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Celebrating Joe Temperley In Concert

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

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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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Tiny Desk

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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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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