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Jazz Concerts

Watch Ingrid Jensen Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO

April 10, 2012 – The trumpeter once busked in New York subways. These days, her local gigs are more prestigious. WBGO

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Juan-Carlos Formell and Johnny's Dream Club at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival.

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August 16, 2012 – Formell performs epic music and poetry, magical and real, about the Afro-Caribbean experience.

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The Craig Taborn Trio.

Read Craig Taborn Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

April 4, 2012 – The pianist once estimated he plays with "15 to 20" working bands. Add to that total his own group. WBGO

Benny Green.

Listen Benny Green Trio On JazzSet WBGO

March 29, 2012 – The trio presents Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh at the KC Jazz Club with Gary Smulyan. WBGO

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Alexis Cuadrado.

Watch Alexis Cuadrado's 'A Lorca Soundscape': Live In Concert WBGO

March 28, 2012 – A Spanish bassist in New York addresses the works of a Spanish poet who came decades before him. WBGO

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Manuel Valera.

Listen Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express: Live In Concert WBGO

March 28, 2012 – A Cuban pianist hears the percussive sweep of his birth country as modern, electrified jazz. WBGO

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Regina Carter (right) with Yacouba Sissoko.

Read Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet

August 30, 2012 – A violin channels Africa and a trumpet speaks to kids: a 2011 Newport Jazz double bill.

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Kendrick Scott.

Watch Kendrick Scott And Oracle: Live At Berklee WBGO

March 8, 2012 – The fluid drummer takes his band to his alma mater for a live preview of his upcoming album. WBGO

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Al Foster.

Listen Al Foster Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

March 7, 2012 – The great drummer made his debut at the club with Sonny Rollins in the '60s — before NPR existed. WBGO

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Roy Haynes.

Read Roy Haynes Fountain Of Youth Band On JazzSet WBGO

March 1, 2012 – "My name is Roy Haynes and I'm the drummer. Give the drummer some!" Hear his band at Kennedy Center. WBGO

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Donny McCaslin.

Watch Donny McCaslin Group: Live In Concert WBGO

March 1, 2012 – The saxophonist has been on a funk-fueled electric bender, and likely won't unplug any time soon. WBGO

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Adam Rogers.

Watch Adam Rogers' DICE: Live In Concert WBGO

March 1, 2012 – Amid skronky shredding and biting backbeats, the guitarist leads his trio in concert. WBGO

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The Soul Rebels performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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February 24, 2012 – Hear the soulful band recorded live in concert, from Washington, D.C.

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Galactic performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23, 2012.

Listen Galactic In Concert

February 23, 2012 – Hear the soulful band recorded live in concert, from Washington, D.C.

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 The Either/Orchestra at the New School in New York City from left to right: Charlie Kohlhase, Hailey Niswanger, Russ Gershon, saxophones; Joel Yennior, trombone; Tom Halter and Dan Rosenthal, trumpets; Gilson Schachnik, piano; Rick McLaughlin, bass; Pablo Bencid, drums; Vicente Lebron, percussion.

Listen Either/Orchestra On JazzSet WBGO

February 17, 2012 – Russ Gershon's new work, The Collected Unconscious, wails and rocks at the New School in New York. WBGO

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