Gregory Porter (center) performs with saxophonist Yohsuke Satoh at the annual Strings of Autumn International Music Festival in Prague. Petra Hajska/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gregory Porter On JazzSet

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When Porter performed at a Prague music festival, applause between songs ran for a minute or longer.

Gregory Porter On JazzSet
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Dave King Trio

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The Bad Plus' drummer plays moody standards with fellow underground guys from the Upper Midwest.

Dave King Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard
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Christie Dashiell, Alfredo Rodriguez On JazzSet

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A former Sing-Off contestant and a Cuban pianist bring something new to the Kennedy Center.

Christie Dashiell, Alfredo Rodriguez On JazzSet
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Branford Marsalis Quartet On JazzSet

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Hear the first host of JazzSet bring his long-running quartet to the Napa Valley Opera House.

Branford Marsalis Quartet On JazzSet
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Jimmy Cobb

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At 84, the drummer of Miles Davis' first great quintet brings together an international band.

Jimmy Cobb: Live At The Village Vanguard
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Marcus Miller, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

The Miles Davis veteran and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller gives a pan-stylistic set.

Marcus Miller, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013
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Donny McCaslin Group, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

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The saxophone slayer goes electro-funk, complete with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves.

Donny McCaslin Group, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013
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Note the message on Kevin Eubanks' cap: "Meet You at the Blue Room." It's a nice club in Kansas City, in the historic district where Count Basie, Lester Young and Mary Lou Williams used to play. Len Katz Photography hide caption

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Kevin Eubanks On JazzSet

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An amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooves with the Kevin Eubanks Band.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert

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The New Orleans pianist finds a place for "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "The Entertainer."

Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013
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