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Crate Digging With Christian McBride: Joe Zawinul And 50 Years Of Weather Report

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Hear an electric fusion set from keyboardist Joe Zawinul and The Zawinul Syndicate in concert from 2006. We also celebrate 50 years of Weather Report with co-founder Wayne Shorter and other alumni.

Crate Digging With Christian McBride: Joe Zawinul And 50 Years Of Weather Report

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Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The History Of Latin Bass

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Hear the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2006, with four virtuoso bassists: Rubén Rodríguez, Charnett Moffett, the late Andy González, and the mighty Cachao, two years before his death.

Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The History Of Latin Bass

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Swinging The Clouds Away: Jazz Takes Over Sesame Street

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On this show, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis invite the Sesame Street gang onstage. Plus, trombonist Joe Fielder's Open Sesame share rare songs from the Sesame songbook.

Swinging The Clouds Away: Jazz Takes Over Sesame Street

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Bird Lives! A Charlie Parker Centennial, With Strings Attached

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Charlie Parker with Strings was the most commercially successful project of his all-too-brief career. We'll examine the backstory and hear rare selections from the collaboration.

Bird Lives! A Charlie Parker Centennial, With Strings Attached

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The Modern All-Stars: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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Hear a power hour of all-stars with some of the best sets to come out of the modern era of the Newport Jazz Festival, featuring Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, Cécile McLorin Salvant and more.

The Modern All-Stars: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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The Stars Shine: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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Hear historic music from the Newport Jazz Festival, hand-picked by Christian McBride. Tune in to rare sets from Ray Charles, Cannonball Adderley, Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.

The Stars Shine: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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Hear an unforgettable lineup of music from the Newport Jazz Festival, hand-picked by Christian McBride. Check out rare sets from the Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet, Dave Brubeck and Horace Silver.

The Golden Age: A Newport Jazz Festival Special

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Watch Party: The Joshua Redman Quartet's 'RoundAgain' Reunion Concert

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Before Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Brian Blade recorded their new studio album, RoundAgain, they recorded this special hour-long concert video.

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Playing Music Together Online Is Not As Simple As It Seems

For musicians who want to play together while following social distancing guidelines, the solution goes beyond a Zoom call. Pianist Dan Tepfer leads us down the technological rabbit hole.

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Premiere: Watch Jazzmeia Horn's Final Live Performance Before The Pandemic

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Join us to watch jazz vocalist and songwriter Jazzmeia Horn give her last in-person concert before the pandemic shuttered music venues in March 2020.