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Jason Moran and The Bandwagon perform in the KC Jazz Club.

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April 17, 2014 – The pianist's Bandwagon trio offers a unique take on Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle Rose" and more. WBGO

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Billy Childs.

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April 10, 2014 – The pianist's quartet makes psychic connections to Freddie Hubbard in a set from The Blue Whale. WBGO

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Jane Bunnett (left) and Candido perform at the Kennedy Center during the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival.

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March 27, 2014 – Hear the flute player and pianist in sets from the Kennedy Center's Women in Jazz Festival.

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Left to right: Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook.

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March 20, 2014 – From Washington, D.C., Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook are in sweet harmony with a message. WBGO

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Lionel Loueke.

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March 13, 2014 – At the Kennedy Center, the music grows, as the band revels in itself and then slims back down. WBGO

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Mulgrew Miller.

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March 6, 2014 – At the Kennedy Center Jazz Club, the trio plays everything from bebop classics to Cole Porter. WBGO

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Dr. Lonnie Smith.

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February 27, 2014 – The Hammond B3 organ master leads his trio through a soulful set at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club.

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Eddie Palmieri performs at the Kennedy Center.

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February 20, 2014 – The pianist throws elbows and forearms to get what he needs in this Kennedy Center performance. WBGO

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Kenny Barron.

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February 13, 2014 – Hear duo and solo sets from NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron in honor of the pianist's 70th birthday. WBGO

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Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club.

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February 6, 2014 – The composer and pianist ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center. WBGO

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Ethan Iverson, Ben Street and Tootie Heath perform at the Village Vanguard.

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January 30, 2014 – Hear twin sets of shimmering cymbals and bass-drum drop-kicks from the Village Vanguard. WBGO

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Patrick Cornelius performs at Berklee College of Music's Café 939 in Boston.

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January 23, 2014 – Inspired by A.A. Milne's When We Were Very Young, Cornelius presents a commissioned work at Berklee.

Backstage at the Kennedy Center tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln, left to right: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves.

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January 16, 2014 – Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson sing from the Abbey Lincoln songbook. WBGO

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Edmar Castañeda performs at the Americas Society.

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January 9, 2014 – Hear passionate improvisation across borders on Colombian harp, Argentinian bandoneón and more. WBGO

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Ryan Truesdell conducts the Gil Evans Centennial Project at Newport.

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January 2, 2014 – Hear music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

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