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Jim James performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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August 9, 2013 – On his first solo album, My Morning Jacket's frontman turns inward to explore his lost wanderings.

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Members of the Mountain Goats perform live at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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August 6, 2013 – Watch excerpts from the band's set, including a song unfamiliar even to diehards: "Animal Mask."

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Jon Batiste and Stay Human perform at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – The New Orleans pianist finds a place for "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "The Entertainer." WGBH

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk. WGBH

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The Jim Hall Trio with Julian Lage performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – One of the finest guitar players in jazz history, still at it at 82, confabs with a young phenom. WBGO

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Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – The fiery Latin jazz pianist assembled a large group for maximum effect on Newport's main stage.

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Jason Isbell live at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

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August 5, 2013 – Hear ex-Drive-By Truckers' member Jason Isbell perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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Wayne Shorter performs with Herbie Hancock at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – One of the most influential jazz composers of all time was joined by his quartet and an old friend.

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The Robert Glasper Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The pianist and his hip-hop hybrid band follows a Herbie Hancock tune with a Daft Punk cover. WBGO

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The Rez Abbasi Trio performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The guitarist's electronics-enhanced trio is driven by what its leader calls "textural surprise." WGBH

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The Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – Take a New Orleans brass band, then shrink it: The trombonist makes a lot with only four members. WGBH

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Amir ElSaffar and Two Rivers performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The Iraqi-American trumpeter and santur player leads his band in a Newport-commissioned work. WBGO

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The Ali Amr Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The Berklee graduate has found a way to play a 72-string instrument called the qanun as jazz.

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The Mary Halvorson Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – A guitarist who sounds like no other leads a band in compositions filled with left-hand turns. WBGO

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The Bill Charlap Trio with Anat Cohen and Bob Wilber performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – An elegant trio is crashed by a clarinet summit when a veteran reedman and a Cohen sibling join in. WGBH

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