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Stephan Crump performs at the 92Y Tribeca.

Listen Rosetta Trio: Live In Concert WBGO

March 21, 2013 – Bassist Stephan Crump presents his late-afternoon back-porch ditties for interlocking guitars. WBGO

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Sangam performs at the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival. From left to right: Eric Harland, Zakir Hussain and Charles Lloyd.

Listen Charles Lloyd's Sangam On JazzSet WBGO

March 14, 2013 – Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland created a confluence of East and West sounds at Newport. WBGO

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Walter Smith III performs at Boston's Cafe 939 for a special version of WBGO's The Checkout Live.

Watch Walter Smith III: Live In Concert WBGO

March 8, 2013 – The tenor saxophonist, a member of some of today's most talked-about jazz groups, leads a quintet. WBGO

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Alexis Cuadrado sets surrealist Spanish poems to music in a concert at 92Y Tribeca.

Listen Alexis Cuadrado's 'A Lorca Soundscape' On JazzSet WBGO

February 21, 2013 – Cuadrado sets surrealist Spanish poems to music in a concert at 92Y Tribeca. WBGO

Pianist Orrin Evans performs at 92Y Tribeca as part of WBGO's The Checkout Live concert series.

Watch Orrin Evans Trio: Live In Concert WBGO

February 20, 2013 – A strong and harmonically provocative pianist, Evans drives a trio live in downtown Manhattan. WBGO

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Alto saxophonist Tim Green performs at 92Y Tribeca on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2012.

Watch Tim Green Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO

February 20, 2013 – The emotive Baltimore saxophonist celebrates his debut album, Songs From This Season. WBGO

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Jaleel Shaw.

Watch Jaleel Shaw Quartet: Live In Concert WBGO

February 7, 2013 – The jazz alto saxophonist returns to his alma mater to lead his own band in a live concert webcast. WBGO

Chris Potter (center) performs live at the Village Vanguard.

Listen Chris Potter Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

February 6, 2013 – The widely admired saxophonist has been reading Homer. Here, he presents an Odyssey-inspired suite. WBGO

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McCoy Tyner at the SFJAZZ Center Opening Night concert.

Watch McCoy Tyner: Live At SFJAZZ

January 30, 2013 – Watch the massively influential pianist perform with long-time collaborator Bobby Hutcherson.

Saxophonists Joshua Redman (center) and Joe Lovano (left) lead a performance at the SFJAZZ Center grand opening.

Watch Joe Lovano & Joshua Redman: Live At SFJAZZ

January 30, 2013 – Watch a founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective and his tenor sax successor drive a jaunty swinger.

David Virelles.

Listen David Virelles Continuum: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

January 30, 2013 – An elite pianist's personal vision refracts Afro-Cuban ritual through improvised music and poetry. WBGO

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Chick Corea (piano) and Bill Frisell duet during the opening night concert at the new SFJAZZ Center.

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January 23, 2013 – Master musicians like McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea and the SFJAZZ Collective performed together.

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Gunther Schuller conducts the Mingus Orchestra at St. Bartholomew's Church.

Listen The Mingus Orchestra On JazzSet WBGO

January 17, 2013 – Dig the deep, dark, blues-drenched, jubilant Mingus groove from St. Bart's Church in New York City. WBGO

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The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters. From left: Eddie Palmieri, Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson. Not pictured: Lorraine Gordon.

Listen The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Concert WBGO

January 14, 2013 – Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Lorraine Gordon and Eddie Palmieri are recognized in New York. WBGO

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John Scofield with drummer Louis Cato.

Listen John Scofield's Überjam Band: Live At Berklee WGBH

January 2, 2013 – The eclectic electric guitarist plays from his raucous, electronic-infused Überjam songbook. WGBH

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