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Concerts

Sangam performs at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. From left to right: Eric Harland, Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd.

March 14, 2013 Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland created a confluence of East and West sounds at Newport.

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Charles Lloyd performs on the Fort Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

August 8, 2011 Hear Charles Lloyd, Indian-born tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain and drumming phenom Eric Harland.

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Charles Lloyd, 75, continues to tour widely.

March 15, 2013 The charismatic musician has backed Howlin' Wolf and B.B. King and toured with The Beach Boys.

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April 11, 2005 Hear a review of the new recording by veteran saxophonist Charles Lloyd, Jumping the Creek.

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Wayne Shorter.

December 18, 2013 We asked 137 journalists to pick their favorite new albums. Here are their collective top 10 picks.

Charles Lloyd performs with pianist Jason Moran in Munich in early 2013.

March 15, 2013 Hear five tunes spanning the saxophonist's career, from '60s mysticism to modern spirituals.

Jack DeJohnette.

May 31, 2012 Hear five songs from 1966 to the present which showcase the great drummer at the top of his powers.

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  • Album: Jumping the Creek
  • Artist: Charles Lloyd
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2005