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Trudy Pitts On Piano Jazz

NPR | Feb. 17, 2017 2:32 p.m.

The organist performs Duke Ellington's "Mood Indigo" with Marian McPartland in this 1992 session.


In 'Real Enemies,' Darcy James Argue Confronts A Post-Truth World | Feb. 13, 2017 9:05 a.m.

Argue's latest composition explores "the present-day folklore that we call conspiracy theories."

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David Axelrod, Musical Visionary And Historical Propellant, Remembered

NPR | Feb. 12, 2017 12:44 p.m.

David Axelrod was a genre-fusing genius, a visionary artist in a boxer's body, a producer and composer who propelled popular music into an unknown future.


Keith Ingham On Piano Jazz

NPR | Feb. 10, 2017 2:59 p.m.

The British-born pianist joined host Marian McPartland in the fall of 1997.


Notations From Jimmy Heath

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 9, 2017 9:11 a.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith speaks with jazz saxophone legend Jimmy Heath. 


Barry Harris On Piano Jazz

NPR | Feb. 3, 2017 6:55 p.m.

The seminal jazz pianist and educator joined host Marian McPartland in the fall of 2002.


From The Critic's Desk: A Preview Of 2017 In Jazz

NPR | Jan. 30, 2017 8:30 p.m.

Jazz critic Nate Chinen and bassist Christian McBride discuss a few hotly anticipated albums.


Kendra Shank On Piano Jazz

NPR | Jan. 27, 2017 1:24 p.m.

The singer and guitarist joined host Marian McPartland in the spring of 2003.


Marilyn Maye: The Queen Of Cabaret | Jan. 26, 2017 12:40 p.m.

One of our greatest living songbook singers plays a set full of insight, warmth and puckish whimsy.


Radical Imagination: Jazz And Social Justice | Jan. 23, 2017 1:35 p.m.

Samora Pinderhughes' The Transformations Suite was inspired by African-American protest movements.