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Brian Blade.

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December 10, 2013 – On Dec. 10, the longtime friends' flying drumsticks and spiritual anthems reunite in New York. WBGO

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Ravi Coltrane.

Listen Ravi Coltrane Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

October 2, 2013 – The saxophonist brings his new band into a venue still haunted by the ghosts of his parents. WBGO

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Dave King.

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September 11, 2013 – The Bad Plus' drummer plays moody standards with fellow underground guys from the Upper Midwest. WBGO

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Jimmy Cobb.

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August 21, 2013 – At 84, the drummer of Miles Davis' first great quintet brings together an international band. WBGO

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Kenny Barron.

Listen Kenny Barron Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

June 5, 2013 – The brilliant pianist, a New York City jazz institution, celebrates his 70th birthday with a gig. WBGO

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Miguel Zenón.

Listen Miguel Zenón Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

May 15, 2013 – The Puerto Rican saxophonist's stunning quartet of 10 years presents new music in concert. WBGO

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Jeff Ballard.

Listen Jeff Ballard Fairgrounds: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

April 10, 2013 – With his ever-changing Fairgrounds band, a top drummer gets to mix and match his favorite musicians. WBGO

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Tom Harrell at the Village Vanguard.

Listen Tom Harrell's 'Colors Of A Dream': Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

March 27, 2013 – The jazz trumpeter, 66, is as busy as ever. Here, he presents new music for a piano-less band. WBGO

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Chris Potter (center) performs live at the Village Vanguard.

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February 6, 2013 – The widely admired saxophonist has been reading Homer. Here, he presents an Odyssey-inspired suite. WBGO

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David Virelles.

Listen David Virelles Continuum: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

January 30, 2013 – An elite pianist's personal vision refracts Afro-Cuban ritual through improvised music and poetry. WBGO

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Steve Wilson (saxophone), Renee Rosnes (piano) and Peter Washington (bass).

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December 5, 2012 – A sax player, a pianist and a bassist hit the fabled jazz club where they're each already regulars. WBGO

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One of the world's preeminent jazz venues, the Village Vanguard has regularly presented jazz's greatest musicians since 1957. Live At The Village Vanguard is a collaboration between WBGO and NPR Music presenting live broadcasts from the legendary club, both on air and streaming online.