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Jimmy Greene Remembers A 'Beautiful Life'

The saxophonist's latest album honors his 6-year-old daughter, killed in the 2012 Newtown shooting.

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Tierney Sutton On Piano Jazz

The Grammy-nominated singer performs a set featuring several of Frank Sinatra's signature numbers.

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Gerry Mulligan On Piano Jazz

The baritone saxophonist performs many of his original compositions, including "Ontet."

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The Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival With Akua Dixon

In a historically African-American neighborhood, the cellist leads her own string ensemble.

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Hazel Scott On Piano Jazz

In a 1980 session, the pianist and vocalist joined Marian McPartland for a set of standards.

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Doc Cheatham On Piano Jazz

In 1992, the trumpeter joined host Marian McPartland to perform "A Kiss To Build A Dream On."

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Pamela Hines On Piano Jazz

The pianist brings nuance and impressive technique to a set that includes her original tunes.

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Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert

Watch the saxophonist's legitimately epic triple-LP come to life with his band, a choir and strings.

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Joe Temperley: 'No Greater Sound On Earth'

The baritone saxophonist has performed in some of the best big bands that ever were.

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Lionel Hampton On Piano Jazz

The influential vibraphonist duets with Marian McPartland in a set of favorite standards.