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Jazz legend Duke Ellington playing the piano in a spotlight at a concert hall

Piano Masters

Fresh Air has played host to some legendary in-studio performances by some of the world's greatest pianists. This collection includes Harry Connick, Jr., Regina Spektor, Jon Batiste and others tickling the ivories and talking about the music the make.

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