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Dave Brubeck Quartet On JazzSet

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JazzSet remembers the legendary pianist with a set from the 2009 Newport Jazz Festival.

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012

Jason Moran, Taylor Eigsti, Geri Allen and Ellis Marsalis perform in NPR Music's annual tradition.

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Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

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The trumpeter leads a rousing set before a boisterous, sold-out house at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

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The Cookers: Live In Concert

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An all-star band of heavyweight hard-bop masters lift off in loose assembly.

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Wilson, Rosnes, Washington

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

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Catherine Russell On Mountain Stage

Hear one of the best contemporary jazz and blues vocalists working today perform on Mountain Stage.

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Sound Prints Quintet

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Few jazz artists are as active as co-bandleaders Joe Lovano (saxophone) and Dave Douglas (trumpet).

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