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Christie Dashiell, Alfredo Rodriguez On JazzSet

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A former Sing-Off contestant and a Cuban pianist bring something new to the Kennedy Center.

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Joshua Redman Quartet, Live In Concert

The saxophonist's latest record is all ballads, but this foot-raising program isn't quite so calm.

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Amanda Shires On Mountain Stage

The gifted fiddler and her husband, Jason Isbell, perform songs from her album Down Fell The Doves.

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Marcus Miller, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

The Miles Davis veteran and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller gives a pan-stylistic set.

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Donny McCaslin Group, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

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The saxophone slayer goes electro-funk, complete with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves.

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Note the message on Kevin Eubanks' cap: "Meet You at the Blue Room." It's a nice club in Kansas City, in the historic district where Count Basie, Lester Young and Mary Lou Williams used to play. Len Katz Photography hide caption

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Kevin Eubanks On JazzSet

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An amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooves with the Kevin Eubanks Band.