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Mose Allison.

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April 5, 2013 – The influential vocalist and pianist plays some originals, as well as standards by Duke Ellington.

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Shirley Scott

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March 29, 2013 – The Queen of the Organ solos on "Skylark" and joins host Marian McPartland on "In a Mellow Tone."

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Diana Krall.

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

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

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

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

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

Kevin Eubanks.

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

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Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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February 22, 2013 – The host of NPR's JazzSet joins Marian McPartland for a set of Duke Ellington and Gershwin tunes.

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George Duke.

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February 15, 2013 – A pianist for Miles Davis and Frank Zappa, Duke plays "My Funny Valentine" with Marian McPartland.

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Randy Weston

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February 8, 2013 – The pianist and composer performs a set of tunes that incorporate his experiences in Morocco.

Bill Frisell.

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February 1, 2013 – The guitarist plays with expansiveness and a feel for the wide-open space between notes.

Bill Evans.

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January 25, 2013 – The usually quiet and reserved musical genius opens up about his approach and philosophy.

Chick Corea.

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January 18, 2013 – Corea solos on "Monk's Mood" and joins Marian McPartland for an evocative version of "Spain."

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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