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Favorite Sessions

Gregoire Maret: Harmonica With Legs

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

Gregoire Maret in Studio at WBGO

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Jack DeJohnette And Friends: Miles On Their Minds

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Hear the veteran drummer perform two songs with pianist Chick Corea and bassist Stanley Clarke.

Jack DeJohnette And Friends: Miles On Their Minds

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Ellis Larkins On Piano Jazz

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

Ellis Larkins On Piano Jazz

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"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. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piano Jazz With Jon Weber

Jason Moran On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

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

Jason Moran On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

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Steve Lehman Trio: Operating Inside The Matrix

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The sax player performs three tracks from his new album, Dialect Fluorescent, on The Checkout.

Live On The Checkout

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"You have to love this art form," Stefon Harris says. "It's one of the only opportunities in the world where we really can be purely honest and in the moment, and let the music unfold and reveal itself." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stefon Harris On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

Harris showcases his fiery work on the vibes through a polished set of standards and originals.

Stefon Harris On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

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Benny Golson: Bringing The Hits

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Watch the tenor-sax legend perform three of his classic tunes in a session at KPLU in Seattle.

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Whitney James On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

Whitney James performs with an unscripted quality, always "discovering things about the song."

Whitney James On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

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