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This is two hours of piano played by icons including Thelonious Monk and Cecil Taylor, overlooked figures Hasaan Ibn Ali and Horace Tapscott, and current stars Brad Mehldau and Fred Hersch.


  • Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00
  • Juliet Kurtzman/Pete Malinverni "Davenport Blues" from Candlelight: Love in the Time of Cholera (Saranac) 1:05
  • The Thelonious Monk Orchestra "Crepuscule With Nellie" from At Town Hall (Riverside) 5:08
  • Michael Garrick Sextet "Torrent" from The Heart is a Lotus (Vocalion) 8:56
  • Host Speaks 13:40
  • Karl Berger/Jason Kao Hwang "Beyond Reach" from Conjure (Self-Produced) 15:08
  • Cecil Taylor "Luyah! The Glorious Step" from The Complete Collection 1956-1962 (Enlightenment) 22:06
  • Host Speaks 28:31
  • Sun Ra "Some Blues But Not The Kind That's Blue" from Some Blues But Not The Kind That's Blue (Atavistic) 31:07
  • Hasaan Ibn Ali "Viceroy" from Metaphysics: The Lost Atlantic Album (Omnivore) 39:19
  • Host Speaks 47:16
  • Tigran Hamasyan "I Should Care" from Stand Art (Nonesuch) 48:25
  • Herbie Hancock "Maiden Voyage" from Maiden Voyage (Blue Note) 52:07
  • Host Speaks 1:00:00
  • Brad Mehldau "maybe as his skies are wide" from Jacob's Ladder (Nonesuch) 1:01:27
  • Nik Bärtsch's Ronin "Modul 55" from Llyria (ECM) 1:05:10
  • Host Speaks 1:13:44
  • Dave Miller Trio "Hallucinations" from The Mask-erade Is Over (Summit) 1:15:07
  • Mose Allison "One Room Country Shack" from The Complete Recordings 1957-1962 (Enlightenment) 1:18:11
  • Dave Brubeck Trio "Swanee River" from Live From Vienna 1967 (Brubeck Editions) 1:21:12
  • Host Speaks 1:28:28
  • Horace Tapscott Sextet "Dial 'B' For Barbra" from Dial 'B' For Barbra (Nimbus West) 1:31:46
  • Host Speaks 1:41:19
  • Fred Hersch "Begin Again" from Breath By Breath (Self-Produced) 1:41:54
  • Thirteen Ways "Fim de Inverno" from Focus (Palmetto) 1:48:44
  • Art Ensemble Of Chicago "Odwalla/The Theme" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:54:48

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