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Jazz Studio Sessions

Eliane Elias.

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

Kate McGarry.

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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

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Rosemary Clooney

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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

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Chuck Mangione.

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

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Dave Douglas.

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

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Kenny Barron.

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

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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.

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Lee Konitz.

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

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Jimmy Heath.

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

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Boz Scaggs.

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

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Dick Hyman.

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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

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Lalo Schifrin.

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

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