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Jennifer Mayerle

KMHD Jazz Radio | Aug. 31, 2015 12:54 p.m.

Jennifer Mayerle wanted to share an evening at Birdland with her teenage daughter, a similar experience to the time she went to Eddie Condon's when she was about the same age. Between the pianist who she chose to see and the other club patrons, it was more than she could have bargained for and the night of a lifetime. Follow the link to hear the story!

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Dee Dee Bridgewater's Joyous Gift To New Orleans

NPR | Aug. 30, 2015 3:16 p.m.

The jazz singer's new album, Dee Dee's Feathers, mines the rich history of the city's music.

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All About That Bass, But Give The Drummer Some

NPR | Aug. 28, 2015 3:31 p.m.

Christian McBride explains the dynamic between the bass and the drums in jazz — and in James Brown.

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Hiromi On Piano Jazz

NPR | Aug. 28, 2015 10:34 a.m.

Marian McPartland improvises a "Portrait" of the talented Japanese pianist in this 2004 session.

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Ali Jackson Celebrate Max Roach At Jazz At Lincoln Center

KMHD Jazz Radio | Aug. 27, 2015 11 a.m.

Drummer Ali Jackson celebrates the music of his mentor, Max Roach, in a one-night-only salute to the father of modern jazz drumming.

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Arturo O'Farrill On Piano Jazz

NPR | Aug. 21, 2015 7:51 a.m.

The pianist/bandleader joined Marian McPartland in 2002 to perform Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Wave."

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Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels

NPR | Aug. 21, 2015 7:42 a.m.

The singer demonstrates his a cappella style and performs songs from Porgy And Bess.

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Bertha Hope On Piano Jazz

NPR | Aug. 14, 2015 8:15 a.m.

The pianist performs her own "In Search Of Hope" and "Nieta," a tune by her late husband Elmo Hope.

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Joey Alexander And Jazz Prodigies Through The Years

WBGO+JAZZ.org | Aug. 13, 2015 8:36 a.m.

The 11-year-old pianist is one of many young jazz phenoms who have emerged in different eras.

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Behind the Mic: Warren Black

KMHD Jazz Radio | Aug. 10, 2015 4:28 p.m.