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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Acclaimed jazz artists share music and memories

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Charlie Watts And Tim Ries On Piano Jazz

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts teams up with the band's touring saxophonist, Tim Ries, to play through jazz standards and Stones songs.

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Jack DeJohnette On Piano Jazz

One of the most original, inventive and important drummers in recent jazz history, DeJohnette has provided rhythm for the likes of John Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Jack DeJohnette On Piano Jazz

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Ray Charles On Piano Jazz

Ray Charles was one of those rare musicians whose musical style blended many genres, drawing on jazz, rhythm and blues, gospel, country, and rock 'n' roll, to create a unique and soulful sound. Hear Charles play "Oh What a Beautiful Morning" before joining McPartland for "The Man I Love."