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Cecile McLorin Salvant: Live In Washington, D.C.

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At 24, the vocalist was one of the breakout stars of 2013. She sings a set of finely aged material.

Cecile McLorin Salvant: Live In Washington, D.C.

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Donald Harrison Quintet: Live At Berklee

The "King of Nouveau Swing" leads a young rhythm section at his alma mater.

Donald Harrison Quintet: Live At Berklee

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Bobby McFerrin's 'spirityouall': Live At Monterey

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The vocal gymnast salutes his father and his repertoire of spirituals — with his daughter.

Bobby McFerrin's 'spirityouall': Live At Monterey

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Paquito D'Rivera: Live In Chicago

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Chicago's Latino Music Festival invited the Cuban-born reedman to perform with a string quartet.

Paquito D'Rivera: Live In Chicago

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Convergence With Larry Goldings: Live In Denver

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Every month, the sextet gathers in Denver — this particular month with a famed guest organist.

Convergence With Larry Goldings: Live In Denver

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Wynton Marsalis: New Year's Eve On JazzSet

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The trumpeter and bandleader offers a celebratory double helping of the early jazz pioneers.

Wynton Marsalis: New Year's Eve On JazzSet

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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band plays the Monterey Jazz Festival. Tomas Ovalle/Courtesy of the Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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The band makes its Monterey debut with music inspired by Carl Stalling's cartoon scores.

Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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Left to right: Stanley Cowell, Andy Bey, Michele Rosewoman and Sullivan Fortner team up on "Jingle Bells" during A Jazz Piano Christmas. NPR hide caption

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Jazz Night In America: Video Episodes And Shorts

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2013

Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner, Michele Rosewoman and Andy Bey play favorite holiday classics.

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Dee Alexander And The Evolution Arkestra On JazzSet

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The vocalist mixes funk with electric soul in a live tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown.

Dee Alexander And The Evolution Arkestra On JazzSet

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The Checkout: Live

Patrick Cornelius: Live In Concert

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The alto saxophonist presents a suite for jazz octet inspired by A.A. Milne's poetry.