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Patrick Jarenwattananon

Patrick Jarenwattananon appears in the following:

Highlights From The Detroit Jazz Festival

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wallace Roney presents the lost large-ensemble works of Wayne Shorter, originally written for Miles Davis in the 1960s. Plus, music from Detroit native Regina Carter leads things off.

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The Fastest Fingers At The Festival, For Django Reinhardt

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A group of European gypsy jazz masters closed out the Newport Jazz Festival with a dazzling set full of flying fingers. After everyone left, we asked the players to perform one more just for us.

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Jazz At Lincoln Center Opening Night

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Joined by special guests Pedrito Martinez (percussion) and Chucho Valdés (piano), the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra premieres new music by Wynton Marsalis inspired by Afro-Cuban religious practice.

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How To Experience Jazz Night In America

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Jazz is an exchange of sounds, rhythms and themes. Jazz Night in America allows listeners to be a part of the exchange with a seat in the front row of the performance & the middle of the conversation.

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Very Very Threadgill

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The saxophonist and composer has long been an standard-bearer for boundary-crossing music. From uptown Manhattan, Jason Moran curates a concert retrospective of his wildly creative universe.

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Miguel Zenón's 'Identities Are Changeable'

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Puerto Rican alto saxophonist and composer's new album explores national identity through spoken word and music. He brings that music to life at the Newport Jazz Festival, joined by his big band.

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Johnny O'Neal: Live at Mezzrow

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

After decades off the scene, the old-school virtuoso pianist and singer is re-establishing himself in New York. Every week, he welcomes guest performers to one of the city's smallest rooms.

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Blue Note At 75: The Concert

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The iconic record label celebrates its 75 anniversary in concert. Hear from Wayne Shorter and McCoy Tyner, Robert Glasper and Norah Jones in a merger of the company's rich history and bright present.

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What Is Jazz Night In America?

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

It's a new public radio program, a concert video webcast every Wednesday night, and a partnership bringing together WBGO, Jazz At Lincoln Center and NPR Music. Here's how to check it out.

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Ryan Keberle & Catharsis: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, October 04, 2014

When he gets a chance to be the frontman, the Brooklyn trombonist runs a nifty jazz quartet. Assisted by vocalist Camila Meza (and by employer Sufjan Stevens, in absentia), Catharsis visits NPR.

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Q&A: Plumbing The Mysteries Of The Teenage Brain

Saturday, October 04, 2014

In Age of Opportunity, psychologist Larry Steinberg applies neuroscience to risk-taking, peer influence, the boredom of high school and other adolescent conundrums.

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Steve Coleman, Saxophonist And Innovative Composer, Named MacArthur Fellow

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A restless formal inventor who draws from science, spirituality and extensive personal travels, Coleman has also mentored many major jazz musicians to develop their own languages and systems.

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First Listen: Jason Moran, 'All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller'

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Fats Waller sang, emceed, told jokes, wrote hits, and played mean piano. Decades later, a fellow jazz pianist tries to capture his life-of-the-party spirit with drastically new versions of his tunes.

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Remembering Jazz Violinist John Blake Jr.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

For decades, he created unique roles for his fiddle. Hear an interview and performance for Billy Taylor's Jazz At The Kennedy Center, an archival NPR program.

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Drum Fill Friday, With Guest Host Matt Wilson

Friday, August 15, 2014

The jazz drummer and public radio host grew up in the 1970s, and knows the TV themes, reggae beats and hit single breaks to prove it. Test your ear against his genre-spanning picks.

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Chorale For Horns And iPad App, In The Pouring Rain

Thursday, August 14, 2014

We had hoped that the great drummer Brian Blade would give us a little backstage percussion exhibition. But rain scuttled those plans. Instead, he and his band worked out a different kind of beauty.

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Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors With David Sanchez: Newport Jazz 2014

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist joins a select international ensemble from one of jazz's top conservatories in a festival-opening performance of his own compositions.

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Gregory Porter: Newport Jazz 2014

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The commanding singer named two of his three albums Water and Liquid Spirit. Appropriately, in his triumphant return to Newport, Porter projected his booming voice through day-long rain showers.

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Newport Jazz 2014 In Photos

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The 60th anniversary of the festival saw more than 45 bands perform overlooking the water in New England. Our photographer captured nearly every 2014 act, through abundant sunshine and driving rain.

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Jon Batiste And Stay Human: Newport Jazz 2014

Monday, August 04, 2014

Following a high-energy main stage set — filled with turbocharged versions of standards, rags and his own party anthems — the young pianist and singer brought his band out into the audience.

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