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Red Wanting Blue.

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December 20, 2012 – Hear the Columbus, Ohio-based band play earthy roots rock.

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Dave Brubeck at Newport.

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December 20, 2012 – JazzSet remembers the legendary pianist with a set from the 2009 Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

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Nellie McKay.

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December 19, 2012 – Hear the quirky, idiosyncratic singer perform songs from throughout her diverse repertoire.

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The Mountain Goats.

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December 18, 2012 – Hear John Darnielle and his band play indie-folk songs from their new album, Transcendental Youth.

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Dr. Dog.

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December 17, 2012 – Hear the indie-rock band perform catchy, shambling songs from its latest album, Be the Void.

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Geri Allen watches as Taylor Eigsti, Jason Moran and Ellis Marsalis, from left, perform in a round robin at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012.

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December 14, 2012 – Jason Moran, Taylor Eigsti, Geri Allen and Ellis Marsalis perform in NPR Music's annual tradition.

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Jesse Harris.

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December 14, 2012 – Harris returns to Mountain Stage with songs from his bossa nova-influenced new album, Sub Rosa.

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Barnaby Bright.

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December 13, 2012 – Hear the indie-folk duo play a wide array of instruments in its first Mountain Stage appearance.

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The clock strikes midnight with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

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December 13, 2012 – The trumpeter leads a rousing set before a boisterous, sold-out house at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. WBGO

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The front line of The Cookers. L-R: Billy Harper, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, Craig Handy.

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December 12, 2012 – An all-star band of heavyweight hard-bop masters lift off in loose assembly. WBGO

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Geri Allen.

Watch Geri Allen And Timeline: Live In Concert WBGO

December 12, 2012 – A leading-edge pianist rides the rhythmic boost of a band with a tap dancer, live on stage. WBGO

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Chuck Prophet.

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December 12, 2012 – The roots-rock singer's latest album, Temple Beautiful, is an ode to his home city of San Francisco.

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Lucy Kaplansky.

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December 11, 2012 – Kaplansky's set is drawn entirely from Reunion, inspired by her relationships with family members.

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Gustavo Dudamel conducts Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at Carnegie Hall in New York.

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December 11, 2012 – Gustavo Dudamel brings the young Venezuelan orchestra and thrilling Latin music to Carnegie Hall. WQXR

David Wax Museum.

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December 10, 2012 – The band mixes traditional American roots music with Mexican rhythms and instrumentation.

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