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Live At The Village Vanguard
Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Joe Lovano
Paul Motian, Bill Frisell and Joe Lovano are all towering figures of modern jazz. They also happen to have played together for more than a quarter-century. They convene once again at the The Village Vanguard where they sell out weeklong engagements every year.
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JazzSet With Dee Dee Bridgewater
Herbie Hancock Lights It Up At Newport
Fifty-five years ago, a young jazz presenter named George Wein discovered that the people sailing yachts around Narragansett Bay loved jazz. With their support, Wein founded the Newport Jazz Festival, the first of its kind, and it's still going strong. Here's a highlight of this year's festival, from Herbie Hancock and Dave Holland.
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Take Five: A Weekly Jazz Sampler
The Cocktail Party Guide To John Coltrane
Sooner or later, a dinner function might come up out of nowhere and catch you sleeping on the iconic saxophonist's discography. So here's a five-song primer to one of the greatest performers of the 20th century.
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Jazz Profiles
Sarah Vaughan: Vocal Virtuosity
Sarah Vaughan was affectionately known as both "Sassy" and "The Divine One," nicknames that reflect the extraordinarily wide range of expression she achieved in her singing.
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Norah Jones On Piano Jazz
Norah Jones is one of the most popular musicians in the world today, and her soulful vocals were on display when she joined Marian McPartland at the 2003 Tanglewood Jazz Festival. The sold-out crowd watch the duo perform duets and standards.
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