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Roy Hargrove On Piano Jazz

Monday, October 27, 2014

On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1998, Hargrove joins host Marian McPartland for "I Wish I Knew," and McPartland performs her original "Threnody."

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All Things Considered

Who Sang It First? Mockingbirds And Musicians Cover Each Other In New Orleans

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The mockingbird is known for latching on to sounds and repeating them. But in the case of a certain four-note phrase New Orleans musicians use to communicate, the bird may be the original artist.

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Happy Birthday, Blue Note

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The iconic record company turns 75 this year, and to celebrate, it threw a concert featuring both its living legends and rising stars. Hear highlights and reflections on the label's influence.

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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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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Sammy Figueroa & Glaucia Nasser

Monday, October 20, 2014

Latin jazz percussionist Sammy Figueroa & Brazilian songstress Glaucia Nasser play Monday night at Zinc Bar.

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Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli

Saturday Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM, join John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they share their favorite jazz selections - new and old. 

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Charenee Wade On 'Song Travels'

Friday, October 17, 2014

The vocalist performs jazz classics, including "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Blue Monk," in a session with host Michael Feinstein.

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Cassandra Wilson On Piano Jazz

Friday, October 17, 2014

In 1999, host Marian McPartland welcomed the vocalist in for an hour of jazz standards, including "Surrey With The Fringe On Top" and "Old Devil Moon."

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Reimagining Brubeck

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The late pianist Dave Brubeck left jazz with a large body of compositions. Hear how his iconic music was rearranged by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

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To Miles, From Wayne

Thursday, October 16, 2014

In the late 1960s, saxophonist Wayne Shorter wrote a series of pieces for trumpeter Miles Davis and orchestra. They were never recorded — until Wallace Roney played them at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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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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Soundcheck

'Stations Of The Elevated' Fuses Train Graffiti And Mingus

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Film director Manfred Kirchheimer reflects on his1981 documentary -- the first film to take graffiti seriously as an art form.

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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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All Things Considered

J.K. Simmons Won't Throw A Chair At Your Head, But His Character Might

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with actor J.K. Simmons about his much buzzed about performance as a brutal music teacher in the new film Whiplash.

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The Jonathan Channel

Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Monday, October 13, 2014

Each week, we put together a list of not-to-miss jazz and cabaret shows. Here are our staff picks for the week.

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Soundcheck

Thirteen Under 30: Hear The Young Artists Who've Knocked Our Socks Off

Monday, October 13, 2014

A survey of some of the best young talent that has played live in our studio.

Benny Green On Piano Jazz

Friday, October 10, 2014

The pianist brings his swinging style and musical sensitivity to tunes such as "What Are You Doing With The Rest Of Your Life?" and "You Make Me Feel So Young" in a 2003 session.

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Bang The Drum Ever Faster In The Different Sports Arena Of 'Whiplash'

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Damien Chazelle's heart-pounding teacher-student drama, Whiplash, sets a combination of a sports film and a genius tale like The Social Network in the world of jazz drumming.

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Behind Wynton Marsalis' Afro-Cuban 'Ochas' Suite

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Jazz At Lincoln Center welcomes a world-premiere commission featuring pianist Chucho Valdés and percussionist Pedrito Martinez. Together, they blend jazz with folkloric and religious music of Cuba.

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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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