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Jazz Studio Sessions

John Lewis on the cover of his 1958 album The John Lewis Piano.

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December 28, 2012 – The founder of the Modern Jazz Quartet plays "Django" in an archival session from 1989.

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The New Standards recently performed "Snow Days" for The Current in Minneapolis.

Watch The New Standards: A Supergroup Celebrates 'Snow Days' KCMP

December 25, 2012 – Watch the Twin Cities trio perform the centerpiece to its annual holiday show for The Current. KCMP

Steve Kuhn.

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December 14, 2012 – Kuhn has honed a unique style built on melodic variation and his ceaseless imagination.

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Dave Brubeck at the 32nd Kennedy Center Honors.

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December 7, 2012 – The legendary pianist and host Marian McPartland duet in "Just You, Just Me" in this 1997 session.

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Graham Dechter performs at the Jazz24 studios in Seattle.

Watch Graham Dechter: Youth, Steeped In Tradition Jazz24

December 1, 2012 – Watch the 26-year-old jazz guitarist perform the title tune from his new album, Takin' It There. Jazz24

Russell Malone.

Read Russell Malone On Piano Jazz

November 30, 2012 – The guitarist joins bassist Richie Good for a set of performances with host Marian McPartland.

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Bill Charlap performs at KPLU in Seattle.

Watch Bill Charlap: The American Songbook, Handled With Care Jazz24

November 17, 2012 – Watch the pianist take circuitous routes through "All the Things You Are" and "Sophisticated Lady." Jazz24

Pete Malinverni.

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November 9, 2012 – The pianist, composer and teacher joins Marian McPartland in Harold Arlen's standard "Get Happy."

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Terry Callier.

Read Terry Callier On World Cafe

November 1, 2012 – The musician, who died Saturday, had a remarkably versatile career that fused jazz, folk and soul.

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Philip Dizack at WBGO, with saxophonist Jake Saslow in the background.

Listen Philip Dizack: What You Learn When You're Older WBGO

October 16, 2012 – A lot can happen in six years, as the young trumpeter documents on his new album, End of an Era. WBGO

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Read Jazz Man Maret Makes His Way On The Harmonica

October 9, 2012 – After cutting his teeth as a sideman for jazz greats, Maret is now taking the helm of bandleader.

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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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