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Wadada Leo Smith’s Defiant And Fearless Elegy For Emmett Till (In 360˚ VR)

Watch Wadada Leo Smith play a tribute to Emmett Till while floating down the same river where, over ...

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Vijay Iyer On Jazz’s ‘History Of Defiance,’ His Influences And Playing In A Sextet

The acclaimed jazz pianist and Harvard music professor talks with NPR’s Scott Simon about the Vijay Iyer Sextet’s ...

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Patrice Rushen On Piano Jazz

Hear the songwriter and master keyboardist perform with host Marian McPartland on this 1987 episode.

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As Jazz Fest Looks At 50, What Keeps It Alive?

Having cycled through a full generation of performers (not to mention audience), how does the grandpa of festival ...

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