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Vocalists Shourov Bhattacharya and Parvyn Singh from The Bombay Royale, performing live Sunday during globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City.

Listen The Bombay Royale: globalFEST 2014

January 16, 2014 – Meet a band that crams vintage Bollywood, 1960s surf and blazing brass into a giddy new sound.

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Congolese-Belgian artist Baloji started his globalFEST set at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 12, 2014 in high fashion — but by the end, he was working hard in rolled-up shirtsleeves.

Watch Baloji: globalFEST 2014

January 16, 2014 – A Congolese-Belgian hip-hop artist pairs lilting African soukous with the swagger of American soul.

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Clockwise from top left: Anthony Braxton, Keith Jarrett, Richard Davis, Jamey Aebersold.

Read The 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Concert

January 12, 2014 – Anthony Braxton, Richard Davis, Jamey Aebersold and Keith Jarrett are honored in live performance.

Edmar Castañeda performs at the Americas Society.

Listen Edmar Castañeda And Friends On JazzSet WBGO

January 9, 2014 – Hear passionate improvisation across borders on Colombian harp, Argentinian bandoneón and more. WBGO

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The Wynton Marsalis Septet.

Listen Wynton Marsalis Septet: Live In New York WBGO

January 6, 2014 – The Jazz at Lincoln Center artistic director reunites his great '90s band to ring in 2014. WBGO

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Ryan Truesdell conducts the Gil Evans Centennial Project at Newport.

Listen Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project On JazzSet WBGO

January 2, 2014 – Hear music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

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Cecile McLorin Salvant.

Listen Cecile McLorin Salvant: Live In Washington, D.C. WBGO

January 1, 2014 – At 24, the vocalist was one of the breakout stars of 2013. She sings a set of finely aged material. WBGO

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Donald Harrison leads his quintet in concert.

Listen Donald Harrison Quintet: Live At Berklee

January 1, 2014 – The "King of Nouveau Swing" leads a young rhythm section at his alma mater.

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Bobby McFerrin with his daughter, Madison McFerrin.

Listen Bobby McFerrin's 'spirityouall': Live At Monterey WBGO

January 1, 2014 – The vocal gymnast salutes his father and his repertoire of spirituals — with his daughter. WBGO

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Paquito D'Rivera performs with the Kaia String Quartet.

Listen Paquito D'Rivera: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 1, 2014 – Chicago's Latino Music Festival invited the Cuban-born reedman to perform with a string quartet. WBGO

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Convergence with Larry Goldings (foreground).

Listen Convergence With Larry Goldings: Live In Denver KUVO

January 1, 2014 – Every month, the sextet gathers in Denver — this particular month with a famed guest organist. KUVO

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Wynton Marsalis performs during New Year's Eve 2011.

Listen Wynton Marsalis: New Year's Eve On JazzSet WBGO

December 27, 2013 – The trumpeter and bandleader offers a celebratory double helping of the early jazz pioneers. WBGO

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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band plays the Monterey Jazz Festival.

Listen Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band On JazzSet WBGO

December 19, 2013 – The band makes its Monterey debut with music inspired by Carl Stalling's cartoon scores. WBGO

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Left to right: Stanley Cowell, Andy Bey, Michele Rosewoman and Sullivan Fortner team up on "Jingle Bells" during A Jazz Piano Christmas.

Watch A Jazz Piano Christmas 2013

December 13, 2013 – Stanley Cowell, Sullivan Fortner, Michele Rosewoman and Andy Bey play favorite holiday classics.

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Dee Alexander gets down.

Listen Dee Alexander And The Evolution Arkestra On JazzSet WBGO

December 12, 2013 – The vocalist mixes funk with electric soul in a live tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown. WBGO

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