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Ran Blake archive

Read Take Five's Top 10 Jazz Records Of 2009

December 6, 2009 – In 2009, young talents such as Vijay Iyer were among many who transcended the standard.

Listen Ran Blake: Solo Piano, In Concert WGBH

October 17, 2009 – In his only concert of 2009, a small audience witnessed Ran Blake's recompositions unfold. WGBH

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Listen Ran Blake: A Blur Of Film Noir, Improvisation

October 17, 2009 – When Blake closes his eyes to interpret a soundtrack, it's as if the film plays against his eyelids.

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Listen Ran Blake: Ghosts In The Piano

April 22, 2009 – Blake radically transforms popular vocal standards from Billie Holiday, Hank Williams and more.

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