Jazz Night In America Jazz Night In America is a public radio program, a video concert documentary series, and an online home for the music, from NPR Music, WBGO and Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Saxophonist Coleman Hawkins and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in concert with the Cannonball Adderley Quintet in November 1960. Express/Getty Images hide caption

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What Makes A Jazz Standard?

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The Bad Plus Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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The Bad Plus: The Band That Never Stops

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Jazz Giants Take The Stage At The NEA Jazz Masters Listening Party

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Jazzmeia Horn Enters The Jazz-Vocal Pantheon

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This week's episode of Jazz Night In America features music by Maqueque Emma Lee Photography/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jane Bunnett And Maqueque: The New Queens of Afro-Cuban Jazz

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Marian McPartland: A Centennial Celebration

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Jesse Kitt

Lizz Wright: Finding Grace In The South

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Christian Scott: Building Bridges Across Cultures

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Mike Reed: The World That I'm In

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Fred Hersch And The Art Of Introspection

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Behind The SFJAZZ Collective

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Sonny Keaton performs during the Home Cooking concert. WXPN hide caption

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The Jazz Organ Tradition In Philadelphia

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The Many Sides Of David Murray

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Wayne Shorter performs at the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival. Farrad Ali hide caption

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Wayne Shorter: Artist In Residence At The Detroit Jazz Festival

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This year, we bade farewell to avant-garde pioneer Muhal Richard Abrams. Michael Hoefner/Wikipedia hide caption

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'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2017

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The Jazz at Lincoln Center's annual Big Band Holiday concert, performed on December 13th, 2017. Lawrence Sumlong/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Grover Washington Jr. performs on stage during the "One Night With Blue Note" concert in New York on Feb. 22, 1985. Anthony Barboza/Getty Images hide caption

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How Grover Washington Jr. Defined And Transcended 'Smooth Jazz'

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Jimmy Greene's 'Beautiful Life'

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Louis Hayes Celebrates His 80th Birthday In A Packed Jazz Club

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