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Nicole Mitchell And Ice Crystal On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Hear the adventurous musician and composer play the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival.

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Live in Concert

Arcade Fire, Live In Concert

Hear the band perform highlights from its new album, Reflektor, live from Capitol Studios.

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Front Row

Omar Souleyman, Live In Concert

Watch America's favorite Syrian wedding singer perform with keyboardist Rizan Sa'id for NPR Music.

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Pusha T, Live In Concert

Watch the chart-topping rapper perform a no-holds-barred set at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

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Chris Lightcap's 'Lost And Found New York' On JazzSet

The rhythm of the city drives a suite by Lightcap and Bigmouth, performing in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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Cults, Live In Concert

The synth-rock band played cuts from its new album, Static, at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

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Deceptive Cadence

Verdi's Requiem With The Chicago Symphony

Watch a thrilling performance by the Chicago Symphony of Verdi's furious and glorious Requiem.

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Geof Bradfield's 'Melba!' On JazzSet

Bradfield's suite traces Melba Liston's life story through her work with Gillespie and Weston.

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