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Wynton Marsalis Group: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

The trumpeter leads a Jazz at Lincoln Center band in the music of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver.

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Dee Alexander's Funkin' With Electric Soul: Live In Chicago WBGO-FM

The powerful and versatile vocalist takes on Jimi Hendrix from the South Side of the city.

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Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert

The young pianist led his band in turbocharged standards, rags and original party anthems.

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Steve Wilson With Strings On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.

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They Drive At 55: The Monterey Jazz Anniversary Tour WBGO-FM

JazzSet catches the anniversary show featuring Christian McBride at the Kennedy Center.

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Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Septet On JazzSet WBGO-FM

The pianist throws elbows and forearms to get what he needs in this Kennedy Center performance.

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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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