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Bassist Dave Holland and tabla player Zakir Hussain perform as part of Crosscurrents at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music

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Explore the influence of Indian music on the jazz and rock scenes of the '60s with tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, prolific bassist Dave Holland and their international ensemble, Crosscurrents.

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The GroundUP Music Festival Brings Even More Heat to Miami

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GroundUP is unlike any other musical event. Lines blur between artist and fan, and spill onto Miami Beach. Hear a jazz sampler from the 2018 line-up.

The GroundUP Music Festival Brings Even More Heat to Miami

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A Reunion Of Brotherly Love: Joey DeFrancesco Traces His Roots

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Christian McBride interviews one of his oldest friends, organist Joey DeFrancesco, in their hometown of Philadelphia.

A Reunion Of Brotherly Love: Joey DeFrancesco Traces His Roots

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'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2018

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Friends of the show offer memories and music of pianist Cecil Taylor, Village Vanguard owner Lorraine Gordon, South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and trumpeter Roy Hargrove.

'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2018

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Big Band Holiday Cheer With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

Listen to your favorite holiday classics from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with guest vocalist Catherine Russell, recorded live in New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Big Band Holiday Cheer With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

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At 80, Saxophonist Charles Lloyd Finds Enlightenment in the Groove

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In this episode of Jazz Night in America, we get a taste of Lloyd's collaboration with Lucinda Williams, along with choice moments from his recent appearances at Lincoln Center.

At 80, Saxophonist Charles Lloyd Finds Enlightenment in the Groove

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Women In Jazz? For Artemis, It's Bigger Than A Cause

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The "all-female" framework is both integral to the jazz supergroup Artemis and somehow beside the point.

Women In Jazz? For Artemis, It's Bigger Than A Cause

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Into the Vault: Erroll Garner Uncovered

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Take an essential and unprecedented glimpse into the music and life of the groundbreaking pianist-composer.

Into the Vault: Erroll Garner Uncovered

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How Benny Green Saw His Jazz Horizon

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The pianist shares memories of elders and mentors like Art Blakey, Betty Carter and Oscar Peterson, in conversation with Christian McBride.

How Benny Green Saw His Jazz Horizon

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Carlos Henriquez: The Bronx Pyramid

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The bassist spends a lot of time in midtown Manhattan for his day job with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. But his roots, and the music he's made about them, are uptown.

Carlos Henriquez: The Bronx Pyramid

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At The Helm: Harold Mabern, Stalwart Accompanist, At 82

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Harold Mabern has been one of jazz's most consistent accompanists over the last 60 years. In this episode of Jazz Night in America, we explore some of that history with him.

At The Helm: Harold Mabern, Stalwart Accompanist, At 82

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Jazz Giants Take The Stage At The NEA Jazz Masters Listening Party

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Jason Moran sat down with the NEA Jazz Masters to talk about their careers and listen to music that played important roles in their lives.

Jazz Giants Take The Stage At The NEA Jazz Masters Listening Party

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Nathaniel Cross on trombone, Binker Golding on tenor saxophone, Moses Boyd on drums and Theon Cross on tuba perform at SXSW in March 2017. Nicole Fara Silver/Courtesy of Jazz Standard hide caption

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Get To Know London's Thriving Jazz Scene (By Way Of Austin, Texas)

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Players like Moses Boyd, Shabaka Hutchings and Sarathy Korwar drive London's jazz scene forward with sounds from around the world. In March, SXSW hosted all three for an up-to-the minute dispatch.

Get To Know London's Thriving Jazz Scene (By Way Of Austin, Texas)

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Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret

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The 88-year-old singer and actress is a living legend. She's performed with artists like Count Basie and Charlie Parker, and appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson an unprecedented 76 times.

Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret

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Still Dreaming: Joshua Redman's Tribute To A Tribute

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The saxophonist opens up about the legacy of his father, Dewey Redman, and performs with Still Dreaming — his own nod to the quartet his dad once helped convene as an homage to Ornette Coleman.