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Carmen Staaf, Ambrose Akinmusire On JazzSet

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From the Kennedy Center, the award-winning pianist and trumpeter catch listeners' attention.

Carmen Staaf, Ambrose Akinmusire On JazzSet

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Lost In The Trees, In Concert

Hear the band recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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The Watson Twins On Mountain Stage

Leigh and Chandra Watson perform songs from their second CD, Talking To You, Talking To Me.

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Cold War Kids In Concert

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The Los Angeles rock band performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Cold War Kids In Concert

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Worm Ouroboros In Concert

Dreamy and haunting, Worm Ouroboros' doom-metal set at Le Poisson Rouge felt like a processional.

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Agalloch In Concert

The black-metal band's first-ever NYC concert felt like a savagely beautiful and personal ritual.

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Folksinger Kristian Matsson performs songs from his album The Wild Hunt.

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Clare And The Reasons On Mountain Stage

The band uses a chamber-folk ensemble to showcase songs from its album Arrow.

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Pinetop Perkins On Mountain Stage

Hear the blues pianist live from the legendary West Virginia stage.

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April Smith On Mountain Stage

With backing band The Great Picture Show, Smith's sound conjures the best of 1930s and '40s pop.

April Smith and The Great Picture Show on Mountain Stage - 06/15/2010

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