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Matthew Stevens Group: Live At Berklee

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Few young jazz guitarists are as highly tipped as Stevens, who plays from his forthcoming debut.

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Jane Bunnett And Chihiro Yamanaka On JazzSet

Hear the flute player and pianist in sets from the Kennedy Center's Women in Jazz Festival.

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'Two Skirts And A Shirt' On JazzSet

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From Washington, D.C., Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook are in sweet harmony with a message.

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Lionel Loueke Trio On JazzSet

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At the Kennedy Center, the music grows, as the band revels in itself and then slims back down.

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio On JazzSet

The Hammond B3 organ master leads his trio through a soulful set at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club.

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Kenny Barron And Dave Holland On JazzSet

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Hear duo and solo sets from NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron in honor of the pianist's 70th birthday.

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Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club. Scott Suchman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet

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The composer and pianist ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center.

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