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Donald Fagen (left) and Walter Becker of Steely Dan.

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April 18, 2014 – Donald Fagen and Walter Becker play their "Josie" as well as "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."


Marie Marcus.

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April 11, 2014 – Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor.


Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Listen Dee Dee Bridgewater On 'Song Travels'

April 11, 2014 – The singer performs two of Billie Holiday's signature songs: "Loverman" and "God Bless the Child."


Mulgrew Miller onstage in 2011 in Potenza, Italy.

Listen Mulgrew Miller On Piano Jazz

April 4, 2014 – Miller's unique harmonic and rhythmic style comes through in "Carousel," from a 2002 session.


Dianne Reeves.

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March 28, 2014 – One of the preeminent jazz singers of our time sings "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" and more.


Nadine Jansen

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March 21, 2014 – Marian McPartland joins the pianist and horn player in "Yesterdays" and "Nadine's Blues" in 1988.


Andrew Hill photographed in his home, 2005.

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March 21, 2014 – Hear the late, legendary bop-rooted pianist and composer in a 2005 session.


Joanne Brackeen.

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March 14, 2014 – The "Picasso of jazz piano," the only female alumnus of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, performs.


Tierney Sutton.

Listen Tierney Sutton On 'Song Travels'

March 7, 2014 – Sutton and host Michael Feinstein compare back-to-back versions of jazz standards.


Mary Lou Williams at the CBS studios in 1947.

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March 7, 2014 – Host Marian McPartland talks to her longtime friend and idol on the first episode in 1978.


Bobby McFerrin.

Listen Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels

February 28, 2014 – The singer demonstrates his a cappella style and performs songs from Porgy and Bess.


Alice Coltrane.

Listen Alice Coltrane On Piano Jazz

February 28, 2014 – Coltrane performs her own "Transfiguration" and joins host Marian McPartland in "Giant Steps."

John Dankworth.

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February 21, 2014 – Piano Jazz remembers the celebrated British jazz musician in a show recorded at Eastman.


Grace Kelly.

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February 14, 2014 – Then-16-year-old jazz phenom sings "All the Things You Are" and plays "Round Midnight."

Cedar Walton.

Listen Cedar Walton On Piano Jazz

February 7, 2014 – In 1980, the pianist plays his tune "N.P.S." and duets with host Marian McPartland in "Lover Man."

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