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Gregoire Maret at WBGO.
June 12, 2012 He's a restless creative spirit who can't keep still on stage, but now the jazz harmonica player has the recorded document to back up his reputation. Maret brings his quartet to WBGO to perform tunes from his self-titled debut album.
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October 24, 2011 Bassist Ben Williams is a rising jazz star. He won the 2009 Thelonious Monk Competition and received a recording contract for his debut album, State of Art, which was released this summer. Williams brought his band Sound Effect to perform two songs from that album at the NPR Music offices.
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October 6, 2011 Hear sets from the Thelonious Monk International Bass Competition winner and the New York guitarist.
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Ben Williams (left) and Pedro Giraudo lead their bands at 92Y Tribeca.
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July 19, 2011 The two young bassists — one from Argentina, one from Washington, D.C. — have a sense of time and place, both on and off the bandstand. The music of their hometowns meets modern jazz in a live concert video webcast Tuesday, July 19.
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