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Jazz Night In America

Arturo O'Farrill Continues The Conversation With Cuba

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An economic blockade between the U.S. and Cuba didn't prevent jazz from traveling between the countries. But what if the dialogue could flow freely? The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra wanted to find out.

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Randy Weston At 90

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The eminent pianist was the guest of honor at this year's Panama Jazz Festival. His quintet performs, and host Christian McBride speaks with the great musician.

Randy Weston At 90

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Muldrow Meets Mingus

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Vocalist and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow's interpretive tribute to Charles Mingus aligns with the Afrocentric current that flows through underground hip-hop, avant-R&B and psychedelic soul.

Muldrow Meets Mingus

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Catherine Russell: Sunny Side Of The Street

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More than 30 years ago, Sy Oliver arranged a book of music for female vocal trio, for one concert only. The singer Catherine Russell unearths those arrangements at Jazz At Lincoln Center.

Catherine Russell: Sunny Side Of The Street

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Celebrating Betty Carter

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There's jazz conservatory, and there was "the school of Betty Carter": her band's alumni and the fellow singers bound by her thrall. Vocalist Charenée Wade leads a tribute to her lasting influence.

Celebrating Betty Carter

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Jazz Night In America: Video Episodes And Shorts

A Jazz Fact Check Of 'La La Land'

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There are many takes about what La La Land gets right or wrong about jazz. This episode explores how the tension between illusion and disillusion plays out among real musicians in Los Angeles.

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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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The communication between piano and voice often becomes deeply personal. Two rising stars of their instruments prove as much in duet at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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