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Deceptive Cadence

Verdi's Requiem With The Chicago Symphony

Watch a thrilling and masterful performance for the Verdi bicentennial: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by Riccardo Muti, performing in one of the composer's very greatest works, the furious and glorious Requiem.

Geof Bradfield's suite traces Melba Liston's (pictured) life story through her work with Dizzy Gillespie and Randy Weston. Courtesy of Institute Of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University hide caption

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Geof Bradfield's 'Melba!' On JazzSet

Not long ago, when musicians needed good charts, they called Melba Liston. Now, saxophonist Geof Bradfield and his ensemble offer the radio premiere of a suite commissioned by Chamber Music America.

Geof Bradfield's 'Melba!' On JazzSet

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The Checkout: Live

Melissa Aldana Crash Trio: Live At Berklee

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The saxophonist came to the U.S. from Chile with little money and less command of English. But she did have some serious ability at the saxophone, which has now found footing in the New York scene.

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Front Row

Volcano Choir, Live In Concert

Volcano Choir is known in no small part for frontman Justin Vernon, an artist who built legions of fans as Bon Iver. Watch the band give a transfixing performance, recorded live in Washington, D.C.

Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrate the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a special gala concert. Vern Evans hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Gustavo Dudamel And The LA Philharmonic Celebrate 10 Years In Disney Hall

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Ten years ago, architect Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall opened its doors. Conductor Gustavo Dudamel celebrates the occasion with classics, plus a new percussion concerto.

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Ravi Coltrane Quartet

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After releasing his latest album, last year's Spirit Fiction, the saxophonist put his decade-old quartet on hiatus. He now takes a new group into a venue haunted by the ghosts of his parents.

Ravi Coltrane Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard

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Classics in Concert

CANCELLED: Carnegie Hall Live: Opening Night Gala With The Philadelphia Orchestra

Violinist Joshua Bell and bassist Esperanza Spalding are the superstar soloists for the festivities. Music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin's program includes Tchaikovsky's Slavonic March, Ravel's Bolero and the rambunctious Bacchanale from Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila.

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Terri Lyne Carrington On JazzSet

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JazzSet is in Boston for Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, a release concert for the album created by Carrington, professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music.

Terri Lyne Carrington On JazzSet

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The 2013 Americana Music Association Honors And Awards Show

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This week, the Americana music industry gathered at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to honor the best and brightest in its corner of the music world. Listen to a recording of the entire show.

The 2013 Americana Music Association Honors And Awards Show

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Gregory Porter (center) performs with saxophonist Yohsuke Satoh at the annual Strings of Autumn International Music Festival in Prague. Petra Hajska/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gregory Porter On JazzSet

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Prague is home to the Strings of Autumn International Music Festival where, in October 2012, jazz singer Gregory Porter brought down the house. Applause between songs ran for a minute or longer.

Gregory Porter On JazzSet

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