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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2013

Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner, Michele Rosewoman and Andy Bey play favorite holiday classics.

American jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton plays a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 13, 2013. Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Gary Burton

The jazz vibraphone pioneer is 70 now, but that hasn't slowed his flying four-mallet technique.

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Matt Ulery's Loom

The bassist composes beautiful, unpretentious music for an unusual jazz band with accordion.

The Arturo O'Farrill Octect performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013. Hayley Bartels/Hayley Bartels/NPR hide caption

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Arturo O'Farrill

With an eye on both the past and the future, O'Farrill has jazz and Afro-Cuban music in his DNA.

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The Checkout: Live

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Steven Bernstein's down-for-anything quartet parties to the themes of film composer Nino Rota.

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Father Figures

Zany, brainy and danceable, these guys' music mixes rock and jazz like King Crimson at its fiercest.