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Three Big Bands, One Small Stage

NPR Music and WBGO presented three very different groups, recorded live from New York.

Singer-Songwriter Mindy Smith In Concert

XPN

Hear the country-folk singer-songwriter perform live in concert from WXPN Live in Philadelphia.

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Mountain Stage

Riley Baugus On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The acclaimed banjo player performs old-time Appalachian songs in this edition of Mountain Stage.

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Newport Folk Festival

An Interview With Newport Folk Producer Jay Sweet

Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's 50th-anniversary event.

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Newport Folk Festival

50 Years Later

Tension between tradition and innovation runs throughout the long history of the festival.

Newport Folk Festival: 50 Years Later
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Terence Blanchard Group: Live In New Orleans

WBGO

The trumpeter returned to his hometown to premiere music from his forthcoming album live in concert.

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Javon Jackson With Les McCann: 'Swiss Movement' Revisited

WBGO

Jackson and McCann revisit the latter's history-making LP Swiss Movement and more.

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Fred Hersch Trio

WBGO

Despite a life-threatening illness, the pianist remains as prolific and ambitious as ever.

Fred Hersch Trio in Concert at the Village Vanguard - 07/22/2009
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Live in Concert

Three Big Bands, One Small Stage

NPR Music and WBGO presented three very different groups, recorded live from New York.

Hear Lee Fields And The Expressions In Concert
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In Concert: Fight The Big Bull Featuring Steven Bernstein

Fight the Big Bull spent 10 days last winter recording a new album set for an early 2010 release.

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