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Allison Miller leads Boom Tic Boom at the Kennedy Center during the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival.

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April 25, 2013 – Players pair off and rejoin, chase each other and catch up at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. WBGO

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Sangam performs at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. From left to right: Eric Harland, Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd.

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March 14, 2013 – Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland created a confluence of East and West sounds at Newport. WBGO

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Alexis Cuadrado sets surrealist Spanish poems to music in a concert at 92Y Tribeca.

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February 21, 2013 – Cuadrado sets surrealist Spanish poems to music in a concert at 92Y Tribeca. WBGO

Gunther Schuller conducts the Mingus Orchestra at St. Bartholomew's Church.

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January 17, 2013 – Dig the deep, dark, blues-drenched, jubilant Mingus groove from St. Bart's Church in New York City. WBGO

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Jon Faddis.

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December 27, 2012 – The big band plays "Jingle Bells" and more on New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center. WBGO

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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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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Virginia Mayhew and bassist Harvie S perform at the Mary Lou Williams Festival.

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September 27, 2012 – Russell and Mayhew present the music of Mary Lou Williams at the festival that bears her name. WBGO

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Russell Malone (left) and Tassili Bond perform at the Kennedy Center.

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May 31, 2012 – The guitarist's uptempo tunes swing and his ballads melt at the Kennedy Center.

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James Farm, left to right: Matt Penman, Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland.

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April 12, 2012 – Hear Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman and Eric Harland, live from the BeanTown Jazz Festival. WGBH

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Benny Green.

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March 29, 2012 – The trio presents Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh at the KC Jazz Club with Gary Smulyan. WBGO

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Regina Carter (right) with Yacouba Sissoko.

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August 30, 2012 – A violin channels Africa and a trumpet speaks to kids: a 2011 Newport Jazz double bill.

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 The Either/Orchestra at the New School in New York City from left to right: Charlie Kohlhase, Hailey Niswanger, Russ Gershon, saxophones; Joel Yennior, trombone; Tom Halter and Dan Rosenthal, trumpets; Gilson Schachnik, piano; Rick McLaughlin, bass; Pablo Bencid, drums; Vicente Lebron, percussion.

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February 17, 2012 – Russ Gershon's new work, The Collected Unconscious, wails and rocks at the New School in New York. WBGO

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Steve Wilson (center) brought a quartet and a string section to the Kennedy Center to pay tribute to the Charlie Parker With Strings LP.

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February 2, 2012 – Today's alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center. WBGO

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Gary Smulyan performs at the 2010 Detroit Jazz Fest.

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December 2, 2010 – Hear Gary Smulyan honor Pepper Adams and the Hot Club of Detroit from the 2010 Detroit Jazz Fest. WBGO

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