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Kenny Barron And Dave Holland On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Hear duo and solo sets from NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron in honor of the pianist's 70th birthday.

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Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet WBGO-FM

The composer and pianist ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center.

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Music Articles

Sing Out: A Concert Celebration Of Pete Seeger

Hear a 2005 concert with performances and interviews by Pete Seeger and a cast of gifted artists.

Ethan Iverson, Ben Street and Tootie Heath perform at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Tootie Heath And Matt Wilson On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Hear twin sets of shimmering cymbals and bass-drum drop-kicks from the Village Vanguard.

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The Checkout: Live

Guillermo Klein: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

The composer and bandleader mixes Argentine folk, New York's talent pool and a mash-up imagination.

Backstage at the Kennedy Center tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln, left to right: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves. Becca Pulliam/WBGO hide caption

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

A Tribute To Abbey Lincoln On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson sing from the Abbey Lincoln songbook.

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Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan brought her cool, underground electro-pop to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Yasmine Hamdan: globalFEST 2014

Hear a beguiling singer from Lebanon wed French indie-pop with the Beirut underground.

Banjo master Abigail Washburn, part of an Appalachian-Chinese mash-up called The Wu Force, performs at New York City's Webster Hall as a part of globalFEST on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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globalFEST

The Wu-Force 2014

Hear a brand-new band merge Appalachian folk and a punk sensibility with traditional Chinese music.

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Mauritanian artist Noura Mint Seymali performs at New York City's Webster Hall during globalFEST on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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globalFEST

Noura Mint Seymali 2014

With her smoky-rich voice, this Mauritanian griot artist tips toward reggae, flamenco and rock.

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Roël Calister and Diamanta von Lieschdeck from Amsterdam's KiT, blending music from Curaçao with house and hip-hop, perform onstage during globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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globalFEST

KiT 2014

Hear the young band from Amsterdam cram Afro-Caribbean carnival music with electronic dance sounds.

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