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The Checkout: Live

The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert

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They met in New Orleans' performing-arts high school, became Donald Harrison's rhythm section as teenagers and have now released their first album. The collective plays original music live.

The Bridge Trio: Live From 92Y Tribeca

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The Checkout: Live

Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert

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Byron has a way of homing in on an artist's legacy and transforming it with intelligence and adventure. In this case, he takes on the music of Thomas Dorsey and of Sister Rosetta Tharpe in concert.

Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca

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Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. His left hand could stride and swing with great authority, and when the two hands got together, he sent the train down the tracks.

Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Kenny Barron Quintet

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For jazz musicians, Barron is considered an institution. So it's fitting that the pianist gets to celebrate his 70th birthday at another jazz institution. Here, he demonstrates his ebullient clarity.

Kenny Barron Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard

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Live in Concert

Rhye, Live In Concert

The soulful band requested that its New York City performance be filmed entirely in silhouette, with the lights dimmed low and shadows dancing to an evening of heartfelt love songs.

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Queens Of The Stone Age, Live In Concert

QOTSA performed ...Like Clockwork in its entirety, plus an assortment of older material, in a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Hear highlights from the evening.

First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

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Live in Concert

James Blake, Live In Concert

Watch the singer perform his breathtakingly emotional music, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Unpredictable and often mysterious, Blake's songs are intense and riveting.

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The Sea, The Sea On Mountain Stage

The acoustic folk duo performs sweet and authentic songs, recorded live in West Virginia. The Sea, The Sea is set to release its debut album, recorded with producer and go-to bassist Todd Sickafoose.

The Sea, The Sea On Mountain Stage

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Classics in Concert

An Evening With Nico Muhly, 'Two Boys' And Other Works

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Watch an intimate concert inspired by Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera Two Boys, commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera.

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Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter gives a unique and unexpectedly personal performance, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

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