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Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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A Blog Supreme

Just A Ballad, Played Really Really Well

"Body and Soul," as performed by John Ellis, Joshua Crumbly and Kendrick Scott.

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Gregoire Maret (left) and John Ellis of Double-Wide perform at WBGO. David Tallacksen/See More Photos hide caption

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