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Listen Kenny Barron On Piano Jazz

August 23, 2013 – Barron performs "Clouds" and pairs with host Marian McPartland for "How Deep Is The Ocean?" in 2003.


Kenny Barron.

Listen Kenny Barron Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

June 5, 2013 – The brilliant pianist, a New York City jazz institution, celebrates his 70th birthday with a gig. WBGO


Mulgrew Miller at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

Read Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet WBGO

August 25, 2011 – The Artist-in-Residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival lives up to his billing in these performances. WBGO


Kenny Barron (pictured) is joined by his former student, Helen Sung, for a breezy duet on an untitled samba.

Listen 'Generations In Jazz' Concert On Piano Jazz: Set II

January 7, 2011 – Kenny Barron is joined by his former student, Helen Sung, for a breezy duet on an untitled samba.


Pianist Helen Sung is one of the many performers at the "Generations in Jazz" concert at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

Listen 'Generations In Jazz' Concert On Piano Jazz: Set I

December 31, 2010 – Piano Jazz bids 2010 goodbye and welcomes the New Year with musical family young and old.


Miles Davis' Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary

Read 5 Jazz Reissues That Put 2010 To Shame Jazz24

December 21, 2010 – Jazz24 music director Nick Francis selects his favorite reissues of the year. Jazz24

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2010

Listen A Jazz Piano Christmas

December 13, 2010 – NPR Music's seasonal tradition returns with Kenny Barron, Renee Rosnes, Helio Alves and Freddy Cole.


Stephane Grappelli

Read Swing Strings: Five Jazz Violinists

April 27, 2010 – Hear five examples of the way the instrument has blended seamlessly into decades of jazz.

NEA Jazz Masters

Listen The 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Concert WBGO

January 12, 2010 – Hear seven jazz legends play live after being recognized with the country's highest honor for jazz. WBGO


Kenny Barron.

Read Kenny Barron On JazzSet WBGO

December 22, 2011 – Experience the piano artistry of a true jazz genius, Kenny Barron, live from the Kennedy Center. WBGO


Read Travel Tunes For Thanksgiving Journeys WESA

November 23, 2009 – Music eases frustration, so here are five jazz songs to lift your travel-weary spirits. WESA

Read Gary Giddins: 101 Ways To Get Into 'Jazz' WBGO

November 17, 2009 – Giddins picks five songs from his list of 101 jazz recordings for new and aspiring fans. WBGO

Listen Stars Celebrate 30 Years Of Piano Jazz: Set I

October 9, 2009 – Kurt Elling and many others showed up at at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola to celebrate a jazz institution.


Listen Geniuses Collide In 2008's Best Jazz WESA

December 31, 2008 – The year's 10 best CDs feature brilliant musicians collaborating on a wide variety of recordings. WESA


Listen Marian McPartland's 90th-Birthday Concert: Set II

October 17, 2008 – Her birthday concert continues with more one-of-a-kind performances, featuring Wynton Marsalis.


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