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The Leonard Lopate Show

Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston's New Collaboration

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The multi-award winning artist Art Spiegelman and critically acclaimed jazz composer Phillip Johnston talk about their collaboration, “Wordless!”

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Marilyn And Alan Bergman On Piano Jazz

Friday, February 27, 2015

Host Marian McPartland accompanies the renowned lyricists and songwriters on "The Way We Were" and "Nice 'n' Easy."

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Nellie McKay On Song Travels

Friday, February 27, 2015

McKay and host Michael Feinstein team up for "Pennies from Heaven" and "The Nearness of You," and she performs her original "Beneath the Underdog."

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Introducing Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation

Thursday, February 26, 2015

At Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he was once a rising star, the pianist returns with a new 11-piece band which combines his trio with many of the younger musicians he has mentored.

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Anat Cohen & Choro Aventuroso At Jazz At Lincoln Center

Thursday, February 26, 2015

She comes from Israel, lives in the U.S. and has a deep affinity for Brazilian music — especially the improvisatory instrumental music known as choro. The clarinetist leads a new quartet in concert.

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All Things Considered

Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has Died

Sunday, February 22, 2015

A member of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Terry also enjoyed a long freelance career which included jazz education and a featured slot in NBC's Tonight Show band. He was 94.

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Jackie Cain On Piano Jazz

Friday, February 20, 2015

Cain lends her smooth, feathery voice to "Wait 'Til You See Her" and "You Don't Know What Love Is."

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Studio 360

"Kind of Blue"

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Even people who don’t like jazz know Miles Davis’s “Kind of Blue.” What makes it so different — and why does it continue to influence musicians today?

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Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation At Jazz At Lincoln Center

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The pianist rose to prominence as a gifted performer, becoming a mentor and tutor to many. Some of his students are now in his new band, which performs early classics and a new suite written for them.

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Fishko Files

Symphonies that Swing

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Since jazz began, composers have had the impulse to “jazz up” the more traditional symphony orchestra. Has it been a happy partnership between the two styles? 

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Letters to Dinah Washington with Champian Fulton

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Watch video of Champian Fulton's tribute to the late, great Dinah Washington. Presented by The Jonathan Channel and hosted by Jonathan Schwartz.

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Jason Moran And The Bandwagon At The Kennedy Center

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

"This is our house," says the artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center, introducing his long-running trio. The pianist plays the music of Fats Waller and other surprises.

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All Things Considered

The Doctor Is In: Eddie Henderson On Life As 'The Funk Surgeon'

Sunday, February 15, 2015

A veteran of both music and medicine, Henderson got his first trumpet lesson from Louis Armstrong, played in Herbie Hancock's band and once had Thelonious Monk as a patient.

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René Marie On 'Song Travels'

Friday, February 13, 2015

Marie pays tribute to the late Eartha Kitt by performing "C'est si bon" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy."

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Eartha Kitt On Piano Jazz

Friday, February 13, 2015

In 1993, Kitt and McPartland perform a stirring version of "God Bless the Child" and wind up the hour with the seductively swinging "You'd Be So Nice to Come to Home To."

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Studio 360

Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash”: How to Make a Perfect Movie Before Turning 30

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The writer/director of “Whiplash” came out of nowhere to make a movie that got nominated for Best Picture. 

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Introducing The Reginald Cyntje Group: Who Are These Guys?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

"I feel that in a band situation, you should have a really deep connection between the members," says the trombonist, whose Washington, D.C.-area bandmates connect on and off the bandstand.

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All Things Considered

Bird Of A Feather: Rudresh Mahanthappa On Learning From Charlie Parker

Sunday, February 08, 2015

There are no Parker tunes on the sax player's latest album, Bird Calls, but it's a tribute nonetheless.

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Joe Sample On Piano Jazz

Friday, February 06, 2015

The late pianist, composer and Jazz Crusader visited the program in 2005, showcasing his genre-spanning touch in standards and his original tune "Carmel."

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Eric Reed Plays Coleman Hawkins

Thursday, February 05, 2015

For the 110th birthday anniversary of a pioneering tenor saxophonist, a hard-swinging modern-day pianist designed a special tribute set in Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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