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McCoy Tyner: Live At SFJAZZ

Few pianists have been as influential to modern jazz practice as McCoy Tyner. And at age 74, his driving left hand and dense chords are still in fine form. He performs at the SFJAZZ Center opening.

Saxophonists Joshua Redman (center) and Joe Lovano (left) lead a performance at the SFJAZZ Center grand opening. Scott Chernis/Courtesy of SFJAZZ hide caption

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Joe Lovano & Joshua Redman: Live At SFJAZZ

Joshua Redman co-founded the SFJAZZ Collective. With his successor in the tenor sax chair, Joe Lovano, the band runs through "Blackwell's Message," a jaunty, open swinger.

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KCRW Presents: Lord Huron

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California transplant Ben Schneider and his groupmates were selected by KCRW as the Los Angeles band you should have known in 2012. Watch Lord Huron perform, "Time to Run."

NPR Music, WQXR and (Le) Poisson Rouge host an intimate evening of music that spans both great Western and Middle Eastern music with members of an inspiring orchestra, led by one of classical music's most eminent artists. Ryan Muir for NPR hide caption

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Daniel Barenboim And Members Of The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

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NPR Music, WQXR and (Le) Poisson Rouge host a evening that spans great Western and Middle Eastern music with members of an inspiring orchestra, led by one of classical music's most eminent artists.

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The Internet: Odd Future's Smooth Side

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Producers Matt Martians and Syd The Kid bring their neo-soul act The Internet to KEXP for a live session on Larry Mizell Jr.'s Street Sounds program. Watch them perform "Give It Time."

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Of Montreal

Frontman Kevin Barnes has been working on quiet material, and decided to try it out in the intimate confines of the NPR Music offices. The result is a rarely heard side of a band for whom theatricality has long been a means of expression rather than an end unto itself.

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John Cale: The Return Of An Underground Icon

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The co-founder of The Velvet Underground recently visited KEXP in Seattle to play songs from his solo album, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood. Watch Cale perform, "I Wanna Talk 2 U."

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KCRW Presents: Mexican Institute Of Sound

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Camilo Lara is the producer and DJ behind one of Mexico City's most unusual emerging sounds. Watch Lara and his group of live musicians perform "Es-Toy" live during KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Cody ChesnuTT: Love Thy Mother

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

After 10 years between albums, the soul singer made a triumphant comeback with Landing on a Hundred. Watch ChesnuTT perform one of that record's catchiest and most poignant songs, "That's Still Mama."

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KCRW Presents: Poolside

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This L.A. disco duo is aptly named, and was a favorite of KCRW throughout 2012. Listen to Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise perform "Take Me Home," with help from members of Brazil's Bonde do Rolê.

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The Stooges Brass Band 2013

The Stooges Brass Band got its start when members of two rival high-school marching bands in New Orleans decided to join forces. Today, the group mixes hip-hop, funk and R&B in its live performances.

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globalFEST: La Santa Cecilia

The Los Angeles band, named after the patron saint of musicians, blends Latin styles such as cumbia, norteño and ranchera. Hear La Santa Cecilia, recorded live from New York City's Webster Hall.

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Christine Salem: globalFEST 2013

Watch the extraordinary singer from the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as she performs with her band, recorded live at Webster Hall in New York City.