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The Checkout: Live

Sexmob: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

Steven Bernstein's down-for-anything quartet parties to the themes of film composer Nino Rota.

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

SFJAZZ Center Opening Night On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Joe Lovano, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding and more take the glimmering venue on its maiden voyage.

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Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Players pair off and rejoin, chase each other and catch up at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Jeff Ballard Fairgrounds WBGO-FM

With his ever-changing Fairgrounds band, a top drummer gets to mix and match his favorite musicians.

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The Checkout: Live

Tiny Resistors: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

Bassist Todd Sickafoose unveils lushly textured, slowly developing music for his unique septet.

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Rosetta Trio: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

Bassist Stephan Crump presents his late-afternoon back-porch ditties for interlocking guitars.

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