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The Wynton Marsalis Septet.

Listen Wynton Marsalis Septet: Live In New York WBGO

January 6, 2014 – The Jazz at Lincoln Center artistic director reunites his great '90s band to ring in 2014. WBGO


Cecile McLorin Salvant.

Listen Cecile McLorin Salvant: Live In Washington, D.C. WBGO

January 1, 2014 – At 24, the vocalist was one of the breakout stars of 2013. She sings a set of finely aged material. WBGO


Donald Harrison leads his quintet in concert.

Listen Donald Harrison Quintet: Live At Berklee

January 1, 2014 – The "King of Nouveau Swing" leads a young rhythm section at his alma mater.


Bobby McFerrin with his daughter, Madison McFerrin.

Listen Bobby McFerrin's 'spirityouall': Live At Monterey WBGO

January 1, 2014 – The vocal gymnast salutes his father and his repertoire of spirituals — with his daughter. WBGO


Paquito D'Rivera performs with the Kaia String Quartet.

Listen Paquito D'Rivera: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 1, 2014 – Chicago's Latino Music Festival invited the Cuban-born reedman to perform with a string quartet. WBGO


Convergence with Larry Goldings (foreground).

Listen Convergence With Larry Goldings: Live In Denver KUVO

January 1, 2014 – Every month, the sextet gathers in Denver — this particular month with a famed guest organist. KUVO


John Scofield with drummer Louis Cato.

Listen John Scofield's Überjam Band: Live At Berklee WGBH

January 2, 2013 – The eclectic electric guitarist plays from his raucous, electronic-infused Überjam songbook. WGBH


Wynton Marsalis (center) on the floor at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

Listen Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York WBGO

January 2, 2013 – New interpretations of Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives recordings score the countdown to midnight. WBGO


Clark Terry.

Listen Clark Terry Quintet: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter, now 92, was in good spirits and excellent form as 1989 became 1990. WBGO


Dee Alexander salutes Jimi Hendrix during her Funkin' With Electric Soul show.

Listen Dee Alexander's Funkin' With Electric Soul: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The powerful and versatile vocalist takes on Jimi Hendrix from the South Side of the city. WBGO


Listen Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: Live At Monterey Jazz Festival WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The large jazz orchestra, brassy and slick, powers through charts on the main festival stage. WBGO


Dee Alexander.

Read Toast Of The Nation Rings In 2013

December 31, 2012 – Wynton Marsalis, Dee Alexander, John Scofield and more perform live from around the country.

Henry Cole.

Watch Henry Cole And The Afrobeat Collective: Live In Concert WBGO

May 30, 2012 – As part of an 11-piece band, the drummer locates the African heart of Caribbean party music. WBGO


L-R: Dan Blake, Julian Lage, Larry Grenadier, Eric Harland perform on Toast of the Nation.

Listen Julian Lage Trio: Live In Concert WGBH

January 1, 2012 – The guitarist called top sidemen Eric Harland and Larry Grenadier for a party at his alma mater. WGBH


Billy Childs.

Listen Billy Childs Quartet: Live In Concert WBGO

January 1, 2012 – The L.A.-based pianist and composer rung in 2012 with good friends at the intimate Blue Whale. WBGO


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