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Rene Marie archive

Left to right: Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook.

Read 'Two Skirts And A Shirt' On JazzSet WBGO

March 20, 2014 – From Washington, D.C., Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook are in sweet harmony with a message. WBGO

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Read The Best Jazz Of 2011

December 9, 2011 – Here are 10 examples of radical imagination, and radical re-imagination, in a great year for jazz.

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Read Five Platters For Your Fourth Of July Picnic WFIU

June 30, 2011 – As America's birthday approaches, here are five tasty offerings for your Fourth of July celebration. WFIU

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Listen How One Jazz Singer Imagines Her 'Beautiful Country'

March 3, 2011 – Rene Marie's new album isn't without controversy — but it's not without imagination, either.

Listen Poetic License Raises A Star-Spangled Debate

July 3, 2009 – Jazz singer Rene Marie raised eyebrows last year with her personal take on the national anthem.

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Read Evolution Of A Song: 'Strange Fruit'

June 22, 2009 – Hear singers who have invested the song with new meaning, including Billie Holiday and Rene Marie.

Listen Bringing Up Baby, As Music Lovers Might

April 15, 2009 – For parents passionate about music, their newborns' first musical experiences are important.

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Read The Many Sides Of 'The Star Spangled Banner'

January 20, 2009 – "The Star Spangled Banner" has inspired some memorable interpretations over the years.

Listen Singer Undeterred by National Anthem Fallout

July 7, 2008 – Jazz singer Rene Marie doesn't regret revamping the national anthem at a Denver civic event.

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Listen Jazz Vocalist Rene Marie On 'Tavis Smiley'

November 12, 2003 – The singer discusses the remarkable story of her rise in the world of jazz.

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Listen Rene Marie: In Rehearsal, Part II

May 5, 2002 – The vocalist and songwriter takes one of her own tunes to her band for the first time, part two.

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Listen Rene Marie: In Rehearsal, Pt. I

May 5, 2002 – The vocalist and songwriter takes one of her tunes to her band for the first time.

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