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3:46 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

The Biggest Jazz Riff Ever Written

Jeremy Denk at Carnegie Hall
Jeremy Denk at Carnegie Hall
Credit Eric Thayer, NPR Music

Pianist Jeremy Denk was awarded a MacArthur "genius" grant in September. Weekends on All Things Considered host Arun Rath invited the pianist to talk about his new recording of the iconic Goldberg Variations, a nearly 90-minute masterwork that Denk has referred to as "the biggest jazz riff ever written."

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