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The Terence Blanchard Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The trumpeter's high-functioning group of sleek modernists are joined by guitarist Lionel Loueke. WBGO


Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 3, 2013 – Relive the festival with sets by Wayne Shorter, Gregory Porter, Mary Halvorson and more.

Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes.

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August 1, 2013 – Hear the two-piano duo make a "unique sound that is the sum of both of us" at the Kennedy Center.

Saxophonist Miguel Zenón performs with pianist Laurent Coq at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 25, 2013 – The saxophonist and the drummer rework the music of their respective islands at Newport. WBGO

Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 18, 2013 – Intense, forward-looking music for dancing and dreaming, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

Drummer Lewis Nash performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 11, 2013 – Hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.

Anat Cohen (left) performs with Avishai Cohen (center) at the Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 4, 2013 – Avishai Cohen's Triveni is spare, with just trumpet, bass and drums at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

Dee Dee Bridgewater (right) smiles big with pianist Edsel Gomez.

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June 20, 2013 – Hear Bridgewater lead her quintet in a set of tunes by Billie Holiday and the Gershwins.

Gretchen Parlato performing at the Caramoor Jazz Festival in Katonah, N.Y. July 28.

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June 13, 2013 – Hear Caramoor Jazz Festival sets from a quietly affecting singer and a distinctive hard bop band. WBGO

Conun Pappas, Jr. of The Bridge Trio.

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June 13, 2013 – The precociously mature band of New Orleans natives salutes a mentor and presents its compositions. WBGO


Don Byron.

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June 12, 2013 – The clarinetist takes on the bluesy music of Southern gospel standard-bearer Thomas Dorsey. WBGO


Mulgrew Miller at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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June 6, 2013 – The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. Hear live music spanning the late pianist's groups. WBGO


Kenny Barron.

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


Chris Potter.

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May 23, 2013 – Embark on a musical odyssey, inspired by Homer's epic, at the Village Vanguard in New York City. WBGO


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