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Cyrus Chestnut performs on Jazz24.

Watch Cyrus Chestnut: Nobody Like 'The Nutman' Jazz24

October 3, 2012 – Watch one of jazz's most renowned pianists work magic throughout this three-song set at KPLU. Jazz24

Yasek Manzano.

Read Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets WXPN

September 27, 2012 – Hear the music of an exciting young trumpeter from Havana, as well as a brief history of Cuban jazz. WXPN

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Jazz singer Karrin Allyson on KPLU in Seattle.

Watch Karrin Allyson: Swinging Jazz Standards Jazz24

September 6, 2012 – Watch the jazz singer run through "I Want to Be Happy" and "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" at KPLU. Jazz24

Antibalas.

Read Antibalas On World Cafe WXPN

September 4, 2012 – The rhythm-intensive Afrobeat ensemble is back with its first album in nearly five years. WXPN

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Cassandra Wilson.

Read Cassandra Wilson On World Cafe

August 31, 2012 – The jazz singer plays songs from her new album, Another Country, which explores Latin music.

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Joe Jackson.

Read Joe Jackson On World Cafe WXPN

July 27, 2012 – The singer, songwriter and pianist is back with a new album of classic Duke Ellington tunes. WXPN

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The Cookers.

Listen The Cookers: A Bebop Supergroup Jazz24

July 19, 2012 – Hear the colossal jazz collective play post-bop favorites from decades back in this Jazz24 session. Jazz24

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Christian McBride (right) with Peter Martin at KPLU.

Watch Christian McBride: The Bass Boss Jazz24

June 14, 2012 – The "go-to" jazz bassist dishes on his mentor, Ray Brown, and performs with pianist Peter Martin. Jazz24

Gregoire Maret at WBGO.

Listen Gregoire Maret: Harmonica With Legs WBGO

June 12, 2012 – A restless creative spirit (and stage presence), Maret performs tunes from his self-titled debut. WBGO

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Esperanza Spalding performs for "Morning Becomes Eclectic."

Watch KCRW Presents: Esperanza Spalding KCRW

June 6, 2012 – Watch Spalding and her brass band perform "Smile Like That" from her new album, Radio Music Society. KCRW

Jack DeJohnette.

Listen Jack DeJohnette And Friends: Miles On Their Minds Jazz24

May 31, 2012 – Hear the veteran drummer perform two songs with pianist Chick Corea and bassist Stanley Clarke. Jazz24

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Ellis Larkins on the cover of A Smooth One.

Read Ellis Larkins On Piano Jazz

May 4, 2012 – In a 1979 Piano Jazz session, Larkins performs standards by Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer and more.

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Lynne Arriale.

Watch Lynne Arriale: A Dose Of Something Extra Jazz24

May 1, 2012 – A longtime favorite of KPLU, the pianist performs with her trio in the station's Seattle studio. Jazz24

 "Jaki [Byard] gives me an avenue to travel if I want to go into Earl Hines territory. When I play a Jaki piece, it's not only in honor of Jaki, but it's in honor of the people then who also gave it to him," Jason Moran says of his mentor.

Listen Jason Moran On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

March 30, 2012 – Hear the talked-about pianist and composer perform a broad set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.

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