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Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

The versatile, knowledgeable vocalist joins Marian McPartland for a set of Duke Ellington and Gershwin tunes.

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

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T.S. Monk On Piano Jazz

The percussionist dedicated this 1995 set with host Marian McPartland to his father, Thelonious Monk.

T.S. Monk On Piano Jazz

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Carmen Cavallaro On Piano Jazz

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.

Carmen Cavallaro On Piano Jazz

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David Amram On Piano Jazz

The prolific composer performs on piano, horn and a variety of flutes and whistles for this 1991 session.

David Amram On Piano Jazz

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Nnenna Freelon On Piano Jazz

The internationally-hailed vocalist surprises host Marian McPartland with a lyric to her original tune "Threnody."

Nnenna Freelon On Piano Jazz

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Dorothy Donegan, pictured here with the Camp Robert Smalls swing band, is featured on this episode of Piano Jazz. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration hide caption

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Dorothy Donegan On Piano Jazz

This week's episode remembers the flamboyant NEA Jazz Master with an early session from 1983.

Dorothy Donegan On Piano Jazz

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Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

The influential vocalist and pianist joins Marian McPartland for a set of originals and a few favorite tunes by Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael and more.

Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

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Judy Roberts On Piano Jazz

One of Chicago's best-loved musicians joined Marian McPartland in front of a live audience at WAMC in 2003.

Judy Roberts On Piano Jazz

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Joey DeFrancesco performs on this week's Piano Jazz. Jay Gilbert/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joey DeFrancesco On Piano Jazz

The now-essential organist was only 20 years old when he joined Marian McPartland in 1991.

Joey DeFrancesco On Piano Jazz

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Pianist Ahmad Jamal performs on this week's Piano Jazz. Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmad Jamal On Piano Jazz

One of the most popular stylists in contemporary jazz, the pianist joined Marian McPartland for a 1985 session.

Ahmad Jamal On Piano Jazz

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