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Walter Smith III performs at Boston's Cafe 939 for a special version of WBGO's The Checkout Live.

Watch Walter Smith III: Live In Concert WBGO

March 8, 2013 – The tenor saxophonist, a member of some of today's most talked-about jazz groups, leads a quintet. WBGO

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Josh Ritter performs The Beast in Its Tracks at Le Poisson Rouge.

Watch Josh Ritter In Concert

March 6, 2013 – The folk-rock singer-songwriter performs his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, live in New York.

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Josh Davis, a.k.a. DJ Shadow, spins live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: DJ Shadow KCRW

March 6, 2013 – Watch the legendary producer perform "Organ Donor Megamix" live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Cody ChesnuTT during his performance at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Watch Cody ChesnuTT: Sweet Soul Music (And An Orchestra) opbmusic

March 5, 2013 – Watch the soul singer perform his orchestral "Chips Down (In No Landfill)" with piano and strings. opbmusic

The Lone Bellow performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 20, 2013.

Watch The Lone Bellow: Tiny Desk Concert

March 4, 2013 – The fast-rising Brooklyn trio sings beautiful, heartfelt, impeccably harmonized folk-pop songs.

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Juan de Marcos González of the Afro-Cuban All Stars performs live for Jazz24.

Watch Juan De Marcos And The Afro-Cuban All Stars: Dig That 'Dundunbanza' Jazz24

March 2, 2013 – Watch the internationally renowned Cuban bandleader and his group perform three tunes for Jazz24. Jazz24

Jessie Ware performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jessie Ware KCRW

February 27, 2013 – Watch the soulful U.K. pop star perform her new single, "If You're Never Gonna Move," live on KCRW. KCRW

Yo La Tengo performs a studio session at KEXP's studios in Seattle on Jan. 18, 2013.

Watch Yo La Tengo: Still 'Around,' Thank God KEXP

February 26, 2013 – Watch Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew perform "I'll Be Around," live in the KEXP studios. KEXP

Mary Halvorson performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 12, 2012.

Watch Mary Halvorson Quintet: Tiny Desk Concert

February 25, 2013 – The guitarist brings a decidedly non-standard approach to jazz's standard practices.

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Esperanza Spalding performs live for opbmusic.

Watch Esperanza Spalding: Song For A 'City Of Roses' opbmusic

February 23, 2013 – Watch Spalding and the Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra perform a song inspired by Portland, Ore. opbmusic

Jose James performs before a live audience for KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jose James KCRW

February 20, 2013 – Watch the stylish jazz singer perform his funky single "Trouble" during a special concert in L.A. KCRW

Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra performs for opbmusic.

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Solo And Acoustic opbmusic

February 19, 2013 – Watch Ruban Nielson perform "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)" solo on an acoustic guitar for opbmusic. opbmusic

Night Beds' members perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 6, 2013.

Watch Night Beds: Tiny Desk Concert

February 18, 2013 – Winston Yellen's arresting voice propels a lighthearted but deeply affecting set at the NPR office.

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Sidi Touré performed live at KEXP in Seattle.

Watch Sidi Touré: Magic Music From Mali KEXP

February 16, 2013 – Watch the Bamako musician and his band perform "Maïmouna," from his latest album Koïma, on KEXP. KEXP

Ben Gibbard performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Benjamin Gibbard KCRW

February 13, 2013 – Watch the Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service singer perform "Teardrop Windows" live on KCRW. KCRW

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