Samantha Ellison

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Bobby Hutcherson Tribute (53:45)
From: NPR Music

A tribute to vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. Please note there is no mention of his passing in this program.
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Ella Fitzgerald, 'First Lady of Song' (54:00)
From: NPR Music

Her voice is instantly recognizable. Her youthful exuberance, pure sound and positive energy just make you feel good. Her incredible technical abilities were self-evident, ...
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Art Tatum, 'The Musician's Musician' (58:00)
From: NPR Music

One of the greatest improvisers in jazz history, Art Tatum also set the standard for technical dexterity with his classic 1933 recording of "Tea for Two."
Caption: Miles Davis (July 1991), Credit: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images

Miles Davis, Part 1: Miles' Styles (54:00)
From: NPR Music

Miles Davis was the personification of restless spirit, always pushing himself and his music into uncharted territory.
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Miles Davis, Part 2: 'Kind of Blue' (54:00)
From: NPR Music

The best-selling jazz record of all time is a universally acknowledged masterpiece, revered as much by rock and classical music fans as by jazz lovers. The album is Miles ...