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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.


John Bunch

Listen John Bunch On Piano Jazz

July 12, 2013 – The big-band pianist and WWII hero died earlier this year. We remember him with a 1991 session.

Ron Carter

Listen Ron Carter On Piano Jazz

July 5, 2013 – The man who set the standard for modern jazz bass performs Miles Davis' "So What" and more.

Mark O'Connor.

Listen Mark O'Connor On 'Song Travels'

July 5, 2013 – The violinist joins host Michael Feinstein to play Fats Waller's "Ain't Misbehavin'" and more.


Arturo Sandoval.

Listen Arturo Sandoval On Piano Jazz

June 21, 2013 – The Cuban trumpeter and pianist performs his own "Surena," plus Johnny Green's "Body and Soul."


Cynthia Sayer.

Listen Cynthia Sayer On Piano Jazz

June 14, 2013 – The banjo player gives a fresh take on an old-time sound with host Jon Weber.


Janis Siegel.

Listen Janis Siegel On Piano Jazz

June 14, 2013 – Hear the seductive vocalist from The Manhattan Transfer sing material from Annie Lennox and more.

Clare Fischer.

Listen Clare Fischer On Piano Jazz

June 7, 2013 – Hear the late bandleader bring his deft touch to a set of Billy Strayhorn classics and more.

Marissa Mulder.

Listen Marissa Mulder On Piano Jazz

June 6, 2013 – Mulder describes bringing new life to old standards and performs a set of the songs she holds dear.


Madeleine Peyroux.

Read Madeleine Peyroux On World Cafe WXPN

June 4, 2013 – Guest host Michaela Majoun talks to the jazz and blues singer about her new album, The Blue Room. WXPN


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