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Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

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Hear the music of an exciting young trumpeter from Havana, as well as a brief history of Cuban jazz.

Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

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Antibalas On World Cafe

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The rhythm-intensive Afrobeat ensemble is back with its first album in nearly five years.

Antibalas On World Cafe

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Cassandra Wilson On World Cafe

The jazz singer plays songs from her new album, Another Country, which explores Latin music.

Cassandra Wilson On World Cafe

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Joe Jackson On World Cafe

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The singer, songwriter and pianist is back with a new album of classic Duke Ellington tunes.

Joe Jackson On World Cafe

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Favorite Sessions

The Cookers: A Bebop Supergroup

Jazz24

Hear the colossal jazz collective play post-bop favorites from decades back in this Jazz24 session.

The Cookers: A Bebop Supergroup

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Favorite Sessions

Daniel Freedman: Lessons From Motoring In Mali

WBGO

Hear the New York percussionist lead a session at WBGO.

Daniel Freedman: Lessons From Motoring In Mali

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Gregoire Maret: Harmonica With Legs

WBGO

A restless creative spirit (and stage presence), Maret performs tunes from his self-titled debut.

Gregoire Maret in Studio at WBGO

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