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Andy Statman

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Klezmer Clarinetist, Mandolin-player, Composer, 2012 National Heritage Fellow

In part 2 of our conversation with Andy Statman, we follow his musical path as he blends  klezmer, jazz, blues, and bluegrass into a distinctive musical voice. [37:48]

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Andy Statman

Photo by Chris Giese

Klezmer Clarinetist, Mandolin-player, Composer, 2012 National Heritage Fellow

In the first of two-part interview, musical wonder Andy Statman talks about his early musical career, including the importance of bluegrass for a boy born in Brooklyn. [31:04]

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Natalie Merchant

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Singer/Songwriter

Natalie Merchant discusses her love of poetry.[24:27]

Trombonist and producer, NEA Jazz Master

Delfeayo Marsalis: it's all in the family. [34:32]

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Benny Golson

Photo by Lisa Stein

Composer, Saxophonist, NEA Jazz Master

Benny Golson ‘s life is a who's who in jazz! [40:38]

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Ahmad Jamal

Photo courtesy of DL Media

Pianist and Jazz Master

Ahmad Jamal discusses his long and celebrated career. [30:51]

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Sheila Jordan

Photo by Ed Cohen

Singer, NEA Jazz Master

Sheila Jordan talks about her life in jazz. [34:48]

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Liz Carroll

Photo by Robert Hakalski

Irish Fiddler and National Heritage Fellow

Liz Carroll talks about and demonstrates the multiplicity of Irish music. [38:15]

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André Watts

Photo by Steve J. Sherman

Pianist and 2011 National Medal of Arts Recipient

André Watts remembers the early years of his career. [39:41]

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Meredith Monk

Photo by Jesse Frohman

Composer, Choreographer, Performer

Meredith Monk reflects on her 45-year career as a performance artist. [41:35]

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