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Listen Hiromi's SonicBloom: Newport Jazz Festival 2009 WGBH

August 8, 2009 – The dazzling pianist's quartet practices an original fusion of jazz, classical and prog-rock. WGBH

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Listen The Bad Plus With Wendy Lewis: Newport Jazz Festival 2009 WGBH

August 8, 2009 – The addition of an alt-rock vocalist recasts the trio as a postmodern, improvising cover band. WGBH

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Listen Miguel Zenon Quartet: Newport Jazz Festival 2009 WBGO

August 8, 2009 – An alto saxophonist as searing as he is soaring, he brought his geometric post-bop to the stage. WBGO

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Listen Esperanza Spalding: Newport Jazz Festival 2009 WBGO

August 8, 2009 – A limber bassist and a dynamic singer, jazz's most sought-after new act presented new material. WBGO

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Listen Ben Arnold On Mountain Stage

August 7, 2009 – Ben Arnold makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage in this encore episode from 2007.

Listen Cowboy Junkies On Mountain Stage

August 7, 2009 – Cowboy Junkies' members mix new material and interpretations of classic country and gospel songs.

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Listen Purcell's Magical 'Fairy Queen' At The Proms

August 7, 2009 – A freewheeling take on Shakespeare makes an appearance at London's lauded summertime concerts.

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Listen Highlights From Newport Jazz With George Wein

August 6, 2009 – On the Fort Adams stage, looking into the harbor, Wein relaxes at the piano with an all-star group.

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Listen Eric Bazilian And Rob Hyman On Mountain Stage

August 5, 2009 – The two perform a pair of their recognizable Hooters hits, along with a "Hooterized" cover song.

Listen Martin Sexton On Mountain Stage

August 4, 2009 – Sexton and his band play feel-good songs from his album Seeds in this 2007 performance.

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