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Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet, Trio Da Paz On JazzSet

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Hear two Newport Jazz Festival sets, each of which showcases a guitar focus and a worldly beat.

Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet, Trio Da Paz On JazzSet

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From left, Marc Ribot (guitar), Chad Taylor (drums) and Henry Grimes (bass) performed at the Village Vanguard in New York City on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. John Rogers/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Marc Ribot Trio

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The guitarist plays Albert Ayler and John Coltrane, dirty blues and fully liberated improvisation.

Marc Ribot Trio In Concert

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With 46 years under its belt, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer and Thad Jones at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Vanguard Jazz Orchestra On JazzSet

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With 46 years under its belt, the orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer and Thad Jones.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra On JazzSet

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Russell Malone (left) and Tassili Bond perform at the Kennedy Center. Mark Schramm/WBGO hide caption

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

The guitarist's uptempo tunes swing and his ballads melt at the Kennedy Center.

Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

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Now vs. Now: (L-R) Jason Lindner, Panagiotis Andreou, Mark Guiliana. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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The Checkout: Live

Now Vs. Now: Live In Concert

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Jason Lindner's electro-groove trio refracts the sounds of New York City, from bebop to way beyond.

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Martin Bejerano Trio On JazzSet

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Potential Energy Suite is like a sonata that grooves. Hear the new work from Symphony Space.

Martin Bejerano Trio On JazzSet

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