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Concerts

Steve Wilson (saxophone), Renee Rosnes (piano) and Peter Washington (bass).

December 5, 2012 A sax player, a pianist and a bassist hit the fabled jazz club where they're each already regulars.

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Steve Wilson (center) brought a quartet and a string section to the Kennedy Center to pay tribute to the Charlie Parker With Strings LP.

February 2, 2012 Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.

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Mulgrew Miller at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

August 25, 2011 The Artist-in-Residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival lives up to his billing in these performances.

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Christian McBride performs at the Detroit International Jazz Festival.

December 15, 2011 The bassist's five-piece band plays to thousands of people outdoors in Detroit.

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Michael Wolff

June 2, 2011 Highlighting this set at the KC Jazz Club is "Joe's Strut," for Wolff's dear friend Joe Zawinul.

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Steve Wilson.

March 24, 2010 He's been a "first-call" saxophonist for more than two decades, but here, he's doing the calling.

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Christian McBride performs at the Village Vanguard.

November 11, 2009 The fluid, borderless bassist leads a band specifically assembled for the great venue.

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Blue Note 7

September 23, 2010 Hear the close harmonies and burning-down-the-house highlights of the all-star supergroup's show.

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April 2, 2009 The saxophonist's new band Wilsonian's Grain performs a set of rhythmic and quirky tunes.

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Steve Wilson

June 1, 2010 Wilson sings the praises of five alto saxophonists who've mastered this beast of a horn.

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