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Matt Munisteri.

Listen Matt Munisteri On 'Song Travels'

March 22, 2013 – Munisteri and Michael Feinstein share tunes that, while forsaken by the past, are easy to remember.


Diana Krall.

Listen Diana Krall On Piano Jazz

March 22, 2013 – When this episode of Piano Jazz was recorded in 2006, Krall was seven and a half months pregnant.


Listen Tiny Resistors: Live In Concert WBGO

March 21, 2013 – Bassist Todd Sickafoose unveils lushly textured, slowly developing music for his unique septet. WBGO


Stephan Crump performs at the 92Y Tribeca.

Listen Rosetta Trio: Live In Concert WBGO

March 21, 2013 – Bassist Stephan Crump presents his late-afternoon back-porch ditties for interlocking guitars. WBGO


Charles Lloyd performs with pianist Jason Moran in Munich in early 2013.

Read 75 Years Of Charles Lloyd, Jazz's Spirit Warrior

March 15, 2013 – Hear five tunes spanning the saxophonist's career, from '60s mysticism to modern spirituals.

Linda Ronstadt at the 19th Annual Bridge School Benefit in 2005.

Listen Linda Ronstadt On Piano Jazz

March 15, 2013 – The genre-spanning vocalist sticks to jazz standards like "Lush Life" in this session.


Charles Lloyd, 75, continues to tour widely.

Read The 'Singing Sound' Of Saxophonist Charles Lloyd

March 15, 2013 – The charismatic musician has backed Howlin' Wolf and B.B. King and toured with The Beach Boys.


Sangam performs at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. From left to right: Eric Harland, Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd.

Listen Charles Lloyd's Sangam On JazzSet WBGO

March 14, 2013 – Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland created a confluence of East and West sounds at Newport. WBGO


Tadd Dameron (smiling at center) was an important figure in American jazz and bebop. He is shown here with Fats Navarro on trumpet, and Charlie Rouse and Ernie Henry on saxophone.

Read Tadd Dameron, A Jazz Master With A 'Lyrical Grace'

March 9, 2013 – A new biography shines a light on the too-brief life of the man known as "The Architect of Bop."


Hiromi's latest album is called Move.

Read Hiromi: Finding Music In The Daily Din

March 10, 2013 – The pianist's new LP begins with a tribute to a sound she's never liked: the ring of an alarm clock.


Stacy Rowles on the cover of Tell It Like It Is.

Listen Stacy Rowles On Piano Jazz

March 8, 2013 – Paying tribute to the late trumpeter, flugelhorn player and vocalist with a session from 2001.

Walter Smith III performs at Boston's Cafe 939 for a special version of WBGO's The Checkout Live.

Watch Walter Smith III: Live In Concert WBGO

March 8, 2013 – The tenor saxophonist, a member of some of today's most talked-about jazz groups, leads a quintet. WBGO


"Killer" Ray Appleton, a veteran drummer with the wisdom of experience and ageless swing.

Read Time Is On Their Side: Ageless Jazz Drumming

March 6, 2013 – Veteran masters "Killer" Ray Appleton and Barry Altschul, both over 70, have fine new albums.

Juan de Marcos González of the Afro-Cuban All Stars performs live for Jazz24.

Watch Juan De Marcos And The Afro-Cuban All Stars: Dig That 'Dundunbanza' Jazz24

March 2, 2013 – Watch the internationally renowned Cuban bandleader and his group perform three tunes for Jazz24. Jazz24

Kevin Eubanks.

Listen Kevin Eubanks On Piano Jazz

March 1, 2013 – The former Tonight Show bandleader joins Marian McPartland for Cole Porter and Sonny Rollins tunes.


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