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April 17, 2008 JazzSet picks the best moments from last fall's 50th Monterey Jazz Festival.

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September 22, 2007 Hear the eclectic musician combine blues, country and rock music at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

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August 20, 2009 In "Looking for Some Heat," Taylor dresses up minimalist blues with the help of some jazz experts.

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February 21, 2008 The Cowboy Junkies, Dengue Fever, Black Mountain, The Mountain Goats and more.

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December 22, 2005 Three music business insiders share their picks for CDs that didn't get the attention they deserved.

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May 4, 2004 African blues meet New York in Otis Taylor; new music from the Cowboy Junkies; Providence folk d...

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August 20, 2009 In "Looking for Some Heat," Taylor dresses up minimalist blues with the help of some jazz experts.

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Otis Taylor performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 1, 2010 at the NPR Music offices.

April 13, 2011 Watch the banjo player perform his trademark trance-inducing blues at the NPR Music offices.

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Recapturing the Banjo

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Definition of a Circle

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