Terence Blanchard is the guest on this week's
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The Grammy award-winning trumpeter and composer joins Marian McPartland to perform standards like "I Thought About You" with bassist Gary Mazzaroppi.
May 26, 2017
Terence Blanchard On Piano Jazz
Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs live at Apogee Studio for KCRW.
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The spirited band performs a cut from its Cuba-inspired new album, May 18, 2017 So It Is, live at Apogee Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.
Buster Williams performs at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.
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The low end has always been terra firma for Williams, one of the all-time great bassists in modern jazz. Hear highlights of a recent set with his post-bop ensemble, Something More.
May 18, 2017
Buster Williams: The Low End Maestro
T.S. Monk performs at the 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.
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The percussionist dedicated this 1995 set with host Marian McPartland to his father, Thelonious Monk.
May 12, 2017
Sarathy Korwar performs for NPR's "Night Owl" series.
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The London-based percussionist and producer performs "Indefinite Leave To Remain," a song whose themes speak to the issue of cultural exchange in an era of high geopolitical tension.
May 12, 2017
Carmen Cavallaro performs in 1971.
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The pianist's tender style created an ideal atmosphere for romantics everywhere. In this 1989 session, he solos on his arrangement of a Cole Porter medley.
May 5, 2017
Carmen Cavallaro On Piano Jazz
Dee Dee Bridgewater performs at Jazz At Lincoln Center.
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In words as well as music, hear how seriously Bridgewater takes her role as a music mentor and how it connects to her own experience in the jazz lineage.
April 27, 2017
Dee Dee Bridgewater: Fearless And Free
2017 NEA Jazz Masters Dave Holland, Dick Hyman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Dr. Lonnie Smith (not pictured: Ira Gitler) at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Dinner, sponsored by BMI, on April 2, 2017.
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Hear how the artists honored by the NEA this year — Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Dave Holland, Dick Hyman and Ira Gitler — earned their stripes and paid their jazz dues.
April 20, 2017
The 2017 NEA Jazz Masters, In Their Own Words
Trudy Pitts performs on this week's Piano Jazz.
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The organist performs Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo" with Marian McPartland in this 1992 session.
February 17, 2017
Trudy Pitts On Piano Jazz
Barry Harris is featured in this episode of
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The seminal jazz pianist and educator joined host Marian McPartland in the fall of 2002.
February 3, 2017