Interpol performed songs from their new album, El Pintor, live in Los Angeles for a small group of KCRW fans. Ethan Shvartzman hide caption

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Front Row

KCRW Presents: Interpol, Live In Concert KCRW-FM

The band performed selections from its upcoming album, El Pintor, for the first time in public.

David Sanchez and the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors perform at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

David Sanchez With The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, Live In Concert

The Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist joins a select international band from one of jazz's top schools.

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Darcy James Argue conducts the Secret Society in a new big-band piece at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Newport Jazz Festival

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, Live In Concert

Slyly saluting Duke Ellington, the bandleader premieres a 35-minute work and other unrecorded tunes.

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Newport Folk Festival

Mavis Staples, Live In Concert

Mavis Staples, whose titanic career spans more than 60 years, closed the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

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Arturo O'Farrill leads the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Newport Jazz Festival. Courtesy of Lena Adasheva hide caption

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Arturo O'Farrill On JazzSet WBGO-FM

The ALJO is celebrating its tenth anniversary and looking forward to Grammy night.

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