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Nicole Mitchell performs at the Kennedy Center.

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October 31, 2013 – Hear the adventurous musician and composer play the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. WBGO

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Arcade Fire's Win Butler, performing live at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.

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October 28, 2013 – Hear the band perform highlights from its new album, Reflektor, live from Capitol Studios.

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Dr. Billy Taylor.

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October 25, 2013 – Taylor performs "In Loving Memory" and "If You Really Are Concerned" at the Kennedy Center.

Performances of The Coastal Suite are accompanied by a slow slideshow of Ruth Brownlee's paintings, including this one, Midwinter Gale.

Listen Alan Blackman's 'Coastal Suite' On JazzSet WBGO

October 24, 2013 – Hear the pianist's new piece inspired by light, emotion, ambience and the sea. WBGO

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Omar Souleyman performed during NPR Music's showcase at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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October 20, 2013 – Watch America's favorite Syrian wedding singer perform with keyboardist Rizan Sa'id for NPR Music.

Ramblin' Jack Elliott performing live on Mountain Stage in 1989.

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October 18, 2013 – The musical character has seemingly met, charmed and influenced nearly every pop icon of our time.

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Pusha T performs live at NPR Music's showcase at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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October 17, 2013 – Watch the chart-topping rapper perform a no-holds-barred set at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Chris Lightcap performs at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center.

Listen Chris Lightcap's 'Lost And Found New York' On JazzSet

October 17, 2013 – The rhythm of the city drives a suite by Lightcap and Bigmouth, performing in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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Cults performed live Wednesday at NPR Music's showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

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October 17, 2013 – The synth-rock band played cuts from its new album, Static, at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

Riccardo Muti leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Watch Verdi's Requiem With The Chicago Symphony

October 10, 2013 – Watch a thrilling performance by the Chicago Symphony of Verdi's furious and glorious Requiem.

Geof Bradfield's suite traces Melba Liston's (pictured) life story through her work with Dizzy Gillespie and Randy Weston.

Listen Geof Bradfield's 'Melba!' On JazzSet

October 10, 2013 – Bradfield's suite traces Melba Liston's life story through her work with Gillespie and Weston.

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Melissa Aldana performs with her Crash Trio, including bassist Pablo Menares.

Listen Melissa Aldana Crash Trio: Live At Berklee WBGO

October 9, 2013 – The Chilean, 24, came to the U.S. with little English, little money and lots of saxophone. WBGO

On September 12, 2013, Volcano Choir performed at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Justin Vernon is pictured here.

Watch Volcano Choir, Live In Concert

October 9, 2013 – See the band give a transfixing live performance from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Helen Sung performs at the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival at the Kennedy Center.

Listen Helen Sung On JazzSet WBGO

October 3, 2013 – The pianist adapts classical dances to jazz format at the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. WBGO

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Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrate the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Concert Hall in a special gala concert.

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October 2, 2013 – Hear a concert of classics, and a new work, marking the 10th year of Frank Gehry's shining Hall. KUSC

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