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Helen Sung performs at the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival at the Kennedy Center.

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October 3, 2013 – The pianist adapts classical dances to jazz format at the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. WBGO


Ravi Coltrane.

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October 2, 2013 – The saxophonist brings his new band into a venue still haunted by the ghosts of his parents. WBGO


Terri Lyne Carrington

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September 26, 2013 – The drummer presents Money Jungle, a version of the Ellington/Mingus/Roach LP, live at Berklee. WBGO


Gregory Porter (center) performs with saxophonist Yohsuke Satoh at the annual Strings of Autumn International Music Festival in Prague.

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September 19, 2013 – When Porter performed at a Prague music festival, applause between songs ran for a minute or longer. WBGO


Christian McBride in rehearsal at the Kennedy Center.

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September 12, 2013 – JazzSet catches the anniversary show featuring Christian McBride at the Kennedy Center. WBGO


Dave King.

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September 11, 2013 – The Bad Plus' drummer plays moody standards with fellow underground guys from the Upper Midwest. WBGO


Terence Blanchard plays the role of Miles Davis' trumpet with commitment and emotion at Monterey.

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September 5, 2013 – Terence Blanchard plays Miles Davis' role with commitment and emotion in a set from Monterey. WBGO

Christie Dashiell performs as part of the Kennedy Center's Discover Series.

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August 29, 2013 – A former Sing-Off contestant and a Cuban pianist bring something new to the Kennedy Center. WBGO


The Branford Marsalis Quartet.

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August 22, 2013 – Hear the first host of JazzSet bring his long-running quartet to the Napa Valley Opera House. WBGO


Jimmy Cobb.

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August 21, 2013 – At 84, the drummer of Miles Davis' first great quintet brings together an international band. WBGO


Sean Jones performs at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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August 15, 2013 – The trumpeter and the drummer each bring high-energy bands to the Detroit Jazz Festival.

Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 13, 2013 – The Miles Davis veteran and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller gives a pan-stylistic set.


The Donny McCaslin Group performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 9, 2013 – The saxophone slayer goes electro-funk, complete with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves. WBGO


Note the message on Kevin Eubanks' cap: "Meet You at the Blue Room." It's a nice club in Kansas City, in the historic district where Count Basie, Lester Young and Mary Lou Williams used to play.

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August 9, 2013 – An amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooves with the Kevin Eubanks Band. WBGO

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk. WGBH


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