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The Legacy Of The Benny Goodman Quartet

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One of jazz's first racially integrated bands made a white clarinet player a star. Hear a tribute.

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Ayako Shirasaki On Piano Jazz

Hear the Japanese pianist perform her compositions "Falling Leaves" and "Far Away."

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Barbara Lea On Piano Jazz

The respected vocalist joins Marian McPartland for a tribute to songwriter Hoagy Carmichael.

Barbara Lea In The Studio
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Jymie Merritt: The Beat Goes Deep

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The Philadelphia bassist, nearly 90, pioneered the original rhythmic and harmonic system Forerunner.

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Paul Bley On Piano Jazz

The avant-garde pianist performed original motifs and a free duet with Marian McPartland in 2000.

Paul Bley In The Studio
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Ibrahim Maalouf Plays Umm Kulthum

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Born in Lebanon and raised in France, the trumpeter takes on the Arab world's most famous singer.

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The Music Of Marian McPartland On Piano Jazz

Hear McPartland's compositions performed by Sarah Vaughan, Cleo Laine and more.

The Music Of Marian McPartland
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Harold Mabern On Piano Jazz

McPartland caught the Memphis-born pianist for a session just before he left for a 1991 Japan tour.

Harold Mabern In The Studio
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Danilo Pérez: A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama

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For the pianist, the Panama Jazz Festival exhibits far more than a series of concerts.

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Mark Murphy On Piano Jazz

The vocalist, acompanied by bassist Sean Smith, performs "Song For The Geese" in this 1998 session.

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