Ralph Towner's latest album is My Foolish Heart, named for the Bill Evans tune that changed the way he looked at composition and his instrument. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ralph Towner: An Old Hand With A 'Foolish Heart' (And An Unmatched Style)

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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

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The 2017 NEA Jazz Masters on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (left to right): Representing Ira Gitler, Fitz Gitler; Dick Hyman; Dave Holland; Dr. Lonnie Smith; and Dee Dee Bridgewater Shannon Finney/Courtesy of The Kennedy Center hide caption

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Judy Roberts On Piano Jazz

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Yotam Silberstein's fifth album, The Village, is out now. Gulnara Khamatova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yotam Silberstein's Painstaking Passion Shines On 'The Village'

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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

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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

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Randy Weston's latest album, The African Nubian Suite, continues a 60-year-commitment to bridging cultures through music. Ariane Smolderen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even As A Musical Ambassador For The U.S., Randy Weston Has Always Played For Africa

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Jazz pianist Bill Evans (seen here as he appears on the cover of the 2016 legacy release Some Other Time) is the subject of a new documentary called Bill Evans: Time Remembered. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Documentary Explores The Troubled, Brilliant Life Of Pianist Bill Evans

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Doug Wamble On Piano Jazz

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Trumpeter Lee Morgan and wife Helen in 1970. The couple's tragic story is the subject of the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin. Kasper Collin Produktion AB/Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center hide caption

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Jazz On Film And The Problem Of The Mad Creative Genius

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