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Highlights From Winter Jazzfest

Watch performances from the annual music marathon, including Gretchen Parlato and Donald Harrison.

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Airing Next Week: In Memory Of 2014

Hear great live archival performances from the late Charlie Haden, Horace Silver and Gerald Wilson.

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014

Harold Mabern, Kris Davis, Lynne Arriale and Cyrus Chestnut play holiday favorites for solo piano.

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Airing This Week: Ellis Marsalis At 80

The influential educator and pianist recently spent a big birthday on the bandstand.

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Ellis Marsalis' 80th Birthday Concert

The pianist and educator is a father figure of modern jazz to more than just his sons.

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Liz Story On Piano Jazz

Story and host Marian McPartland get together to perform "All The Things You Are" in 1993.

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Johnny O'Neal: Listen, Closely

The tiny New York room Mezzrow is bit of a throwback — like its blues-singing Monday night pianist.

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Revive Big Band At Berklee

A multi-generational group bridges large ensemble jazz and classic hip-hop anthems.

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Harry Connick Jr. On Piano Jazz

Connick joins host Marian McPartland for "Stompin' at the Savoy" in a 1991 session.

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Ravi Coltrane On Piano Jazz

The saxophonist plays "Naima" and "Giant Steps" in a session from 2000.