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Members of the Mountain Goats perform live at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick/NPR hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival

The Mountain Goats, Live In Concert

Watch excerpts from the band's set, including a song unfamiliar even to diehards: "Animal Mask."

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Newport Jazz Festival

Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert WGBH

The New Orleans pianist finds a place for "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "The Entertainer."

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Newport Jazz Festival

Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Live In Concert WGBH

An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk.

The Jim Hall Trio with Julian Lage performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick/NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Jim Hall Trio With Julian Lage, Live In Concert WBGO-FM

One of the finest guitar players in jazz history, still at it at 82, confabs with a young phenom.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Live In Concert

The fiery Latin jazz pianist assembled a large group for maximum effect on Newport's main stage.

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Newport Folk Festival

Jason Isbell, Live In Concert

Hear ex-Drive-By Truckers' member Jason Isbell perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Wayne Shorter performs with Herbie Hancock at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Wayne Shorter Quartet With Herbie Hancock, Live In Concert

One of the most influential jazz composers of all time was joined by his quartet and an old friend.

The Robert Glasper Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Robert Glasper Experiment, Live In Concert WBGO-FM

The pianist and his hip-hop hybrid band follows a Herbie Hancock tune with a Daft Punk cover.

The Rez Abbasi Trio performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Rez Abbasi Trio, Live In Concert WGBH

The guitarist's electronics-enhanced trio is driven by what its leader calls "textural surprise."

The Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band, Live In Concert WGBH

Take a New Orleans brass band, then shrink it: The trombonist makes a lot with only four members.