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Martial Solal.

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April 13, 2011 – Watch and hear a live webcast of the great octogenarian French pianist on a rare U.S. tour. WBGO

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Terell Stafford, performing live at the Village Vanguard.

Listen Terell Stafford Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO

March 15, 2011 – The versatile trumpeter led his working band in the music of Billy Strayhorn, live in concert. WBGO

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Aaron Goldberg.

Listen Aaron Goldberg Trio + 1: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

February 2, 2011 – The busy sideman has made time to lead his core group for more than 10 years. Hear a live recording. WBGO

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Joe Lovano.

Listen Joe Lovano Us Five: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

January 12, 2011 – The monster tenorman and his two-drummer band play Charlie Parker's music at the jazz institution. WBGO

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Robert Glasper.

Listen Robert Glasper Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

December 8, 2010 – A supple, simmering pianist with hip-hop cred, Glasper leads his band at the New York jazz bastion. WBGO

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Lou Donaldson Quartet.

Listen Lou Donaldson Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

November 3, 2010 – Soulful and swinging, the alto saxophonist and jazz legend turned 84 just before he took the stage. WBGO

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Jason Moran.

Listen Jason Moran And The Bandwagon: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

October 6, 2010 – Hear the recent MacArthur Genius Grant winner deconstruct standards at the legendary venue. WBGO

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Renee Rosnes.

Listen Renee Rosnes Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

September 15, 2010 – The standout straight-ahead jazz pianist has been on the New York scene for about a quarter-century. WBGO

Greg Osby.

Listen Greg Osby Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

August 3, 2010 – The great saxophonist, whose labyrinthine explorations press ever forward, turns 50 at the club. WBGO

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Barry Harris.

Listen Barry Harris Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

July 21, 2010 – At 80, he's a genuine bebop piano master. Hear his band perform live in concert. WBGO

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Wayne Escoffery.

Listen Wayne Escoffery Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

June 9, 2010 – The bright, straight-ahead saxophonist leads a hard-swinging foursome in concert. WBGO

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Sam Yahel.

Listen Sam Yahel Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

April 14, 2010 – The Hammond B-3 organist takes a turn on the acoustic piano, much like on his latest album. WBGO

Steve Wilson.

Listen Steve Wilson & Wilsonian's Grain: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

March 24, 2010 – He's been a "first-call" saxophonist for more than two decades, but here, he's doing the calling. WBGO

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Nicholas Payton.

Listen Nicholas Payton Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

March 10, 2010 – The trumpeter drives through jazz's hard-swinging main stem with an experimental, electric touch. WBGO

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Gerald Clayton.

Listen Gerald Clayton Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

February 10, 2010 – The graceful, nuanced pianist debuts at the venerable club at the ripe age of 25. WBGO

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About This Series

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.