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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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John Ellis, Darcy James Argue On JazzSet

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Intense, forward-looking music for dancing and dreaming, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival.

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Spoon

See the band perform the lead-off cut to its first new album in four years, live from New York City.

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Cahalen Morrison And Eli West On Mountain Stage

Morrison and West evoke the lonesome roots of country and bluegrass music's earliest duets.

Cahalen Morrison And Eli West On Mountain Stage

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Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

A violin channels Africa and a trumpet speaks to kids: a Newport Jazz double bill.

Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

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Teetotallers On Mountain Stage

Three of the most revered players in traditional Irish music perform live in West Virginia.

Teetotallers On Mountain Stage

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Della Mae On Mountain Stage

The bluegrass band makes its first appearance on West Virginia's most famous stage.

Della Mae On Mountain Stage

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Amy Ray On Mountain Stage

The Indigo Girls singer-songwriter plays songs from her latest solo album, Goodnight Tender.

Amy Ray On Mountain Stage

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Music Interviews

Listen: Meshell Ndegeocello Trades Songs And Stories

The singer-songwriter gave a secret show in Los Angeles this weekend, and NPR's Arun Rath was there.

Meshell Ndegeocello Trades Songs And Stories, Live In L.A.

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Blind Boys Of Alabama On Mountain Stage

The legendary soul-gospel group performs songs from its latest album, produced by Justin Vernon.

Blind Boys Of Alabama On Mountain Stage

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Amir ElSaffar performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers On JazzSet

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The trumpeter mixes instruments from both sides of the world at the Newport Jazz Festival.

Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers On JazzSet

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