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Jazz Studio Sessions

Eliane Elias.

Listen Eliane Elias On Piano Jazz

September 27, 2013 – Elias explores Bill Evans' work with host Marian McPartland in 2008.

Kate McGarry.

Listen Kate McGarry On Piano Jazz

September 20, 2013 – The ecumenical singer and songwriter visits the program with keyboardist Gary Versace.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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September 13, 2013 – Hear four live tunes from the long-running group's performance at City Winery in New York. WXPN


Rosemary Clooney

Listen Rosemary Clooney On Piano Jazz

September 13, 2013 – Hear one of America's most beloved entertainers in an archival program from 1992.

The Greyboy Allstars.

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September 12, 2013 – The acid jazz vets visit the World Cafe studio to perform songs from their new LP, Inland Emperor. WXPN


Chuck Mangione.

Listen Chuck Mangione On Piano Jazz

September 6, 2013 – The flugelhorn player teams up with host Marian McPartland for "Feels So Good" in a 1999 session.


Dave Douglas.

Listen Dave Douglas On Piano Jazz

August 30, 2013 – The boundary-pushing trumpeter plays Mary Lou Williams tunes with Marian McPartland in 2000.


Kenny Barron.

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.


Of Marian McPartland's "Twilight World," the great singer Tony Bennett once said, "Well, that song will last forever. It's a beautiful song."

Listen Twilight World: Remembering Marian McPartland

August 21, 2013 – The pianist valued sophisticated harmonies, aching melodies and a tremendous emotional range.


Lee Konitz.

Listen Lee Konitz On Piano Jazz

August 16, 2013 – The alto saxophonist stops by to present a master class in improvisation on the standards.


Jimmy Heath.

Listen Jimmy Heath On Piano Jazz

August 10, 2013 – Host Marian McPartland and bassist Rufus Reid join Heath for "You've Changed" and "Gingerbread Boy."


Boz Scaggs.

Listen Boz Scaggs On Piano Jazz

August 5, 2013 – The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays a couple of Gershwin tunes with host Marian McPartland.


Dick Hyman.

Listen Dick Hyman On Piano Jazz

July 26, 2013 – The fleet-fingered pianist returns to perform Gershwin and improvise with host Marian McPartland.

José James.

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July 22, 2013 – The jazzy, soulful singer challenges himself throughout his latest album, No Beginning, No End. WXPN


Lalo Schifrin.

Listen Lalo Schifrin On Piano Jazz

July 19, 2013 – The composer behind the Mission: Impossible theme plays a set spanning Stravinsky and Gillespie.


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