Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club. Scott Suchman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Pianist Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Violinist Jenny Scheinman performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Guitarist Bill Frisell and his trio soundtracks Buster Keaton's Go West and two more films on a new DVD. Hulton Archive / Getty Images hide caption

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From left to right: Kenny Wollesen, Bill Frisell and Tony Scherr. Courtesy of Jimmy Katz hide caption

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Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Joe Lovano. Arne Reimer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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