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Gretchen Parlato performing at the Caramoor Jazz Festival in Katonah, N.Y. July 28.

Listen Gretchen Parlato, The Cookers On JazzSet WBGO

June 13, 2013 – Hear Caramoor Jazz Festival sets from a quietly affecting singer and a distinctive hard bop band. WBGO

Conun Pappas, Jr. of The Bridge Trio.

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June 13, 2013 – The precociously mature band of New Orleans natives salutes a mentor and presents its compositions. WBGO

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Don Byron.

Listen Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO

June 12, 2013 – The clarinetist takes on the bluesy music of Southern gospel standard-bearer Thomas Dorsey. WBGO

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Mulgrew Miller at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

Listen Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet WBGO

June 6, 2013 – The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. Hear live music spanning the late pianist's groups. WBGO

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Kenny Barron.

Listen Kenny Barron Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

June 5, 2013 – The brilliant pianist, a New York City jazz institution, celebrates his 70th birthday with a gig. WBGO

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Rhye performs at New York City's (le) Poisson Rouge.

Watch Rhye, Live In Concert

June 4, 2013 – This performance by the soulful, visually enigmatic band was filmed entirely in silhouette.

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Queens Of The Stone Age live at The Wiltern on May 23.

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May 24, 2013 – Josh Homme presides over a dense, textured sound that's equal parts mystery, beauty and bluster.

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Chris Potter.

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May 23, 2013 – Embark on a musical odyssey, inspired by Homer's epic, at the Village Vanguard in New York City. WBGO

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James Blake performs live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch James Blake, Live In Concert

May 23, 2013 – Watch the singer perform 90 minutes of intense, riveting, emotional music, live in Washington, D.C.

The Sea, The Sea.

Listen The Sea, The Sea On Mountain Stage

May 22, 2013 – The acoustic folk duo performs songs from its debut album, recorded live in West Virginia.

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Composer Nico Muhly at the piano in a live performance at LPR on May 14, 2013.

Watch An Evening With Nico Muhly, 'Two Boys' And Other Works Q2

May 22, 2013 – Watch a special performance previewing Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera Two Boys. Q2

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Loudon Wainwright III.

Listen Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

May 20, 2013 – The singer-songwriter gives a unique and unexpectedly personal performance, live in West Virginia.

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Mieka Pauley.

Listen Mieka Pauley On Mountain Stage

May 16, 2013 – The singer-songwriter performs raw, emotional songs with a smooth and soulful sound.

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Chris Tomson (left) and Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend perform at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

Watch Vampire Weekend, Live In Concert KCRW

May 15, 2013 – Watch the New York band perform an intimate 12-song set at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW. KCRW

Milo Greene.

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May 15, 2013 – The cinematic pop group offsets its atmospheric melodies with a driving, energetic edge.

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