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Caroline Doctorow

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 6:00pm

Singer/songwriter Caroline Doctorow talks about the influence her famous father E.L. Doctorow has had on her writing and how she marries jazz and folk music.

Dee Dee Bridgewater Quintet

Friday, November 16, 2012 - 6:00pm

Dee Dee Bridgewater's smile says it all: JazzSet is happily celebrating 20 years of performances every week on NPR. In September, we featured original host Branford Marsalis with his 2012 quartet for our anniversary. Now, today's host Dee Dee Bridgewater weaves her spell and leads a crack quintet through a new set from the Caramoor Jazz Festival.

Eric Comstock

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 6:00pm

Cabaret singer/pianist Eric Comstock discusses creating the off Broadway show “Our Sinatra” and what jazz has done to inspire and expand his performances

Yoko Miwa

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 4:00pm

Jazz pianist and bandleader Yoko Miwa started out playing classical piano at the age of four. The Kobe, Japan native first heard jazz as a teenager and immediately fell in love with the music. Today, her playing has been described as that of a "jazz poet". In the last year, the Berklee College of Music graduate was also appointed Assistant Professor at her alma mater. Ms.

Benny Green

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 6:00pm

Pianist Benny Green is joined by Peter Washington on bass and Kenny Washington on drums as they perform Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh on this week's JazzSet. Theolonious Monk's revolutionary music has influenced Green's piano style since he was a child and is exemplified through Green's usage of his whole body while performing Monk's material at the KC Jazz Club at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Mark Murphy

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 6:00pm

Jazz vocal great, Mark Murphy discusses his inspirations and the advice he give to young singers: listen to drummers to improve scat singing.

Lewis Nash Quartet & Kurt Elling

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Tune in this Friday at 6PM to catch back to back performances of the Lewis Nash Quartet and Kurt Elling from the performances at the Newport Jazz Festival from this summer. Nash is an accomplished jazz drummer who has collaborated with many artists, such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, and Oscar Peterson to name a few. Elling is a jazz vocalist, composer, and lyricist who has bee nominated for nine Grammy Awards since 1995 and continues to release award winning albums. 

Jazz vocalist Rebecca Parris

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 4:00pm

Jazz vocalist Rebecca Parris has a distinguished voice that is well-known in the jazz world and throughout New England. Raised in the Newton, Massachusetts, the jazz improviser and teacher has released nearly a dozen albums to date.

Ms. Parris will join Brazilian born, New York City-based drummer/composer Mauricio Zottarelli and his quintet MOZIK for a celebration of the music of Jobim on Tuesday, October 30th at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston.

Dave Green

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:00pm

Joining Judy Carmichael is British bassist Dave Green, and he discusses his long career playing with everyone from Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins, to his band with Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.

Mark Murphy

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 6:00pm

Jazz vocal great, Mark Murphy discusses his inspirations and the advice he give to young singers: listen to drummers to improve scat singing.


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