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Elvis Costello (left) and Allen Toussaint.

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August 31, 2012 – Guest host Costello sits in, as the New Orleans legend leads him through "Southern Nights" and more.


Dave Samuels.

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July 13, 2012 – Piano Jazz showcases the vibraphone virtuoso with a set of evocative melodies.


Daryl Sherman visits Piano Jazz for a show in tribute to Johnny Mercer.

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May 11, 2012 – Mercer enthusiast Daryl Sherman brings her sophisticated swing and witty charm to Piano Jazz.


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May 25, 2012 – The Italian import is a brilliant young pianist and singer, taking the jazz scene by storm.


Melissa Walker.

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August 17, 2012 – Walker sings with impeccable phrasing, a soulful swing and a warmly sensuous tone.


Helen Sung.

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June 29, 2012 – The pianist is a dazzling and passionate player with a flawless technique and an exquisite touch.


Chris Ziemba

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May 18, 2012 – The prodigiously gifted young pianist and composer has already performed at Carnegie Hall.


Jesse Green.

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September 21, 2012 – The pianist, son of trombonist Urbie Green, hails from the regional jazz hub of Delaware Water Gap.

Gerald Wiggins on the cover of Wiggin' Out.

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June 15, 2012 – The late pianist plied his trade for many years in Southern California clubs and movie studios.


Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap.

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April 13, 2012 – The jazz pianists' recent marriage is a perfect excuse for a trio edition of Piano Jazz.


Hod O'Brien.

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August 10, 2012 – On the way to the studio, O'Brien composed a song just for the session: "Clarion for Marian."


Mimi Fix

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September 14, 2012 – With an amazing set of chops and a pure tone, Fox cooks in a session with Marian McPartland.


Paul Winter.

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August 24, 2012 – Saxophonist Paul Winter creates his own unique style of environmentally conscious music.


French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli.

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September 7, 2012 – Hear a performance by one of the jazz world's greatest violinists on occasion of his centennial.


Elizabeth Doyle.

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November 2, 2012 – Doyle and host Marian McPartland get together on duets of "It's Only A Paper Moon" and "Squeeze Me."


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