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The Robert Glasper Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The pianist and his hip-hop hybrid band follows a Herbie Hancock tune with a Daft Punk cover. WBGO

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The Rez Abbasi Trio performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The guitarist's electronics-enhanced trio is driven by what its leader calls "textural surprise." WGBH

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The Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – Take a New Orleans brass band, then shrink it: The trombonist makes a lot with only four members. WGBH

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Amir ElSaffar and Two Rivers performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – The Iraqi-American trumpeter and santur player leads his band in a Newport-commissioned work. WBGO

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The Ali Amr Experiment performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The Berklee graduate has found a way to play a 72-string instrument called the qanun as jazz.

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The Mary Halvorson Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – A guitarist who sounds like no other leads a band in compositions filled with left-hand turns. WBGO

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The Bill Charlap Trio with Anat Cohen and Bob Wilber performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 4, 2013 – An elegant trio is crashed by a clarinet summit when a veteran reedman and a Cohen sibling join in. WGBH

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The Terence Blanchard Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – The trumpeter's high-functioning group of sleek modernists are joined by guitarist Lionel Loueke. WBGO

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Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 3, 2013 – Relive the festival with sets by Wayne Shorter, Gregory Porter, Mary Halvorson and more.

Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes.

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August 1, 2013 – Hear the two-piano duo make a "unique sound that is the sum of both of us" at the Kennedy Center.

Saxophonist Miguel Zenón performs with pianist Laurent Coq at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 25, 2013 – The saxophonist and the drummer rework the music of their respective islands at Newport. WBGO

Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 18, 2013 – Intense, forward-looking music for dancing and dreaming, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

Drummer Lewis Nash performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 11, 2013 – Hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.

Anat Cohen (left) performs with Avishai Cohen (center) at the Newport Jazz Festival.

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July 4, 2013 – Avishai Cohen's Triveni is spare, with just trumpet, bass and drums at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

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