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Duke Jordan On Piano Jazz

Hear the jazz pianist and bebop innovator duet with host Marian McPartland on “Groovin’ High” and his original ...


On Steve Coleman’s ‘Morphogenesis,’ Art Becomes Sport

The jazz saxophonist and composer’s new album is a dense work that musically maps the sport of boxing.


Geri Allen, Pianist, Composer And Educator, Dies At 60

The jazz pianist defied classification while steadfastly affirming her roots in the hard-bop tradition of her native Detroit. ...


Eddie Gomez On Piano Jazz

The Grammy-winning bassist’s sense of swing shines through on this session with Marian McPartland, who joins in on ...