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Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano, Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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Marsalis leads the Louis Armstrong Continuum, and the Big Phat Band plays "Rhapsody in Blue."

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From The Archives: Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

Listen to a 2003 recording by the revered blues singer, one of the genre's true game-changers.

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The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert

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The precociously mature band of New Orleans natives salutes a mentor and presents its compositions.

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Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert

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The clarinetist takes on the bluesy music of Southern gospel standard-bearer Thomas Dorsey.

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Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. Hear live music spanning the late pianist's groups.

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Kenny Barron Quintet

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The brilliant pianist, a New York City jazz institution, celebrates his 70th birthday with a gig.

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