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Steve Wilson With Strings On JazzSet

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.

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Soundcheck

Clark Terry: A Trumpeter Who's So Much More Than 'Mumbles'

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A poignant documentary, Keep On Keepin’ On, focuses on the life of the now-93 year old jazz trumpeter and one of his young students.

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Soundcheck

A New Doc Helps Us Be Smarter About Trumpet Player Clark Terry; Rokia Traore Plays Live

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A new documentary about Clark Terry helps Soundcheck get smarter about the jazz trumpeter's music. Malian guitarist Rokia Traore performs in the Soundcheck studio.

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Jeff Goldblum: The Podcast Version!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Download our conversation with the actor and jazz pianist, who stopped by our studio with his jazz band last week. 

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Actor Jeff Goldblum Plays Jazz; Simon Critchley On 'Bowie'

Monday, September 22, 2014

Actor Jeff Goldblum performs with his jazz quintet in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Bill Charlap And Renee Rosnes On Piano Jazz

Friday, September 19, 2014

It's rare to have three great pianists at three pianos in one studio. Charlap and Rosnes join host Marian McPartland in this 2008 session for a trio of "You and the Night and the Music."

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Jeff Goldblum: From Acting On Screen To Playing Jazz at the Carlyle

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Known for his roles in The Fly and Jurassic Park, the actor brings his jazz group to our studio.

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Fishko Files

Body and Soul

Thursday, September 18, 2014

75 years ago, a jazz record made history—it was a bold improvisation on the song “Body and Soul.” That song had a way of taking musicians to inspired places.

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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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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Youn Sun Nah

Monday, September 15, 2014

Paris-trained, Korean born jazz star sings tonight at Blue Note. Download "Lament."

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The Jonathan Channel

The Headliner: Ann Hampton Callaway

Monday, September 15, 2014

In her latest release "From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project", vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway reinterprets the work of a jazz legend. 

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All Things Considered

Modern Misbehavin': Jason Moran Gets Into The Mind Of Fats Waller

Saturday, September 13, 2014

On a new tribute to Waller, Moran explores his subject's many contradictions: "The son of a preacher, the man who likes to drink, the man who finds his sorrow but expresses it through comedy."

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Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli

Saturday Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, September 13, 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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Chris Potter On Piano Jazz

Friday, September 12, 2014

The saxophonist is an expressive, inventive, quick-thinking improviser. In a 2001 session, Potter performs "I Should Care" with bassist Scott Colley.

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Gig Alert: Egberto Gismonti

Friday, September 12, 2014

Legendary Brazilian guitarist plays a rare solo show in the US, at Symphony Space. Listen to "Salvador."

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Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Septet On JazzSet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Palmieri plays the whole piano, and he's not shy about throwing an elbow or forearm to get the effect he needs.

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The Jonathan Channel

DJ for a Day: Cyrille Aimée

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Friday at 11AM, jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée takes a break from her busy performance schedule to play DJ for a day at WNYC.

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The Jonathan Channel

Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Monday, September 08, 2014

On this week's concert calendar, we focus on Fall programming & season openers at venues across the country. Don't forget, if you want to preview a show, we've added a Spotify playlist. 

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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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Deborah Feingold: Capturing Music In Pictures For 30 Years

Friday, September 05, 2014

Deborah Feingold has been taking photos of iconic musicians for 30-plus years. She joins host John Schaefer to talk about her favorite portraits, collected in a new book called Music.

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