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Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano, Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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Marsalis leads the Louis Armstrong Continuum, and the Big Phat Band plays "Rhapsody in Blue."

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The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert

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The precociously mature band of New Orleans natives salutes a mentor and presents its compositions.

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Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert

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The clarinetist takes on the bluesy music of Southern gospel standard-bearer Thomas Dorsey.

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Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. Hear live music spanning the late pianist's groups.

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Sexmob: Live In Concert

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

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SFJAZZ Center Opening Night On JazzSet

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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

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

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