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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

Coming Soon: When Henry Met Steven

A trumpeter collaborates with a virtuoso pianist who is "everything you ever loved about music."

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Live Feb. 4: A David Murray Double Bill

The astoundingly prolific tenor saxophonist resurrects a four-clarinet band and presents a new trio.

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Live Jan. 28: Our Point Of View

The modern Blue Note Records supergroup counts Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke and Ambrose Akinmusire.

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Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

Prestige Records' 65th Anniversary Party

A trio led by rising drummer Jamison Ross takes on classics from a small but important jazz label.

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Butler, Bernstein And The Hot 9 At Jazz Standard

A New Orleans piano genius meets a New York downtown trumpeter, placing modern twists in early jazz.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Paul Shaffer On Piano Jazz

Shaffer teams up with host Marian McPartland for Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely."

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Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Remembering Marian McPartland: A Celebration

The late pianist and NPR host is saluted by a diverse cast of musical friends at 92Y in New York.

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Toast Of The Nation

Wynton Marsalis Group: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

The trumpeter leads a Jazz at Lincoln Center band in the music of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver.

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Dee Alexander's Funkin' With Electric Soul: Live In Chicago WBGO-FM

The powerful and versatile vocalist takes on Jimi Hendrix from the South Side of the city.

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Highlights From Winter Jazzfest 2014 WBGO

For one weekend each January, the epicenter of the New York jazz community is a marathon festival.