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Kurt Elling.

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January 11, 2013 – Elling brings his commanding, richly grained baritone voice to a session with Marian McPartland.

Milt Jackson.

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January 7, 2013 – The vibraphonist gets together with host Marian McPartland in his own standard, "Bags' Groove."

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John Lewis on the cover of his 1958 album The John Lewis Piano.

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December 28, 2012 – The founder of the Modern Jazz Quartet plays "Django" in an archival session from 1989.

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Steve Kuhn.

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December 14, 2012 – Kuhn has honed a unique style built on melodic variation and his ceaseless imagination.

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Dave Brubeck at the 32nd Kennedy Center Honors.

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December 7, 2012 – The legendary pianist and host Marian McPartland duet in "Just You, Just Me" in this 1997 session.

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Russell Malone.

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November 30, 2012 – The guitarist joins bassist Richie Good for a set of performances with host Marian McPartland.

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Tony Bennett.

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November 23, 2012 – The quintessential American crooner mines the Great American Songbook.

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Pete Malinverni.

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November 9, 2012 – The pianist, composer and teacher joins Marian McPartland in Harold Arlen's standard "Get Happy."

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Willie Nelson.

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October 26, 2012 – Country music's "Red-Headed Stranger" sings "The Nearness of You" and "Crazy" in a 2002 session.

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Milt Hinton

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October 5, 2012 – The bassist and photographer joins host Marian McPartland in a performance of "How High the Moon."

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Dr. John

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October 12, 2012 – Hear the New Orleans legend bring his unmistakable voice to Piano Jazz in a session from 1989.

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Eubie Blake

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October 19, 2012 – The last-known original ragtime pianist appeared on Piano Jazz in 1980. Hear the archival session.

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30 Years Of Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

February 3, 2010 – Explore 30 of our favorite Piano Jazz moments, from Ray Charles to Mary Lou Williams.

Blossom Dearie.

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September 28, 2012 – Host Marian McPartland remembers the incandescent singer and pianist in a session from 2001.

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Matthew Shipp.

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September 18, 2009 – The inventive pianist joins Marian McPartland in one of his favorite environs, the duo format.

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