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Corky Hale On Piano Jazz

The pioneering pianist, harpist, flutist and cellist has worked with Mel Tormé and Billie Holiday.

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Rio Clemente On Piano Jazz

The pianist's classical training paved the way for a vibrant career in jazz.

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Favorite Sessions

Kamasi Washington, 'Re Run Home' KCRW-FM

The saxophonist brings his signature sizzle and groove to Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Willie Ruff On Piano Jazz

A master of both the bass and the French horn, Ruff switches between instruments with ease.

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Dwike Mitchell On Piano Jazz

The pianist joins Marian McPartland to perform "Lush Life" and "Don't Worry 'Bout Me."

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Jazz Night In America

Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington's Resting Place

See young jazz musicians honor their elders at a cemetery that's more like a hall of fame.

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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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