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The Branford Marsalis Quartet.

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August 22, 2013 – Hear the first host of JazzSet bring his long-running quartet to the Napa Valley Opera House. WBGO

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Jimmy Cobb.

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August 21, 2013 – At 84, the drummer of Miles Davis' first great quintet brings together an international band. WBGO

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Sean Jones performs at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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August 15, 2013 – The trumpeter and the drummer each bring high-energy bands to the Detroit Jazz Festival.

Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

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August 13, 2013 – The Miles Davis veteran and multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller gives a pan-stylistic set.

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The Donny McCaslin Group performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 9, 2013 – The saxophone slayer goes electro-funk, complete with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves. WBGO

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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.

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August 9, 2013 – An amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooves with the Kevin Eubanks Band. WBGO

Jon Batiste and Stay Human perform at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – The New Orleans pianist finds a place for "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "The Entertainer." WGBH

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk. WGBH

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The Jim Hall Trio with Julian Lage performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 5, 2013 – One of the finest guitar players in jazz history, still at it at 82, confabs with a young phenom. WBGO

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Wayne Shorter performs with Herbie Hancock at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 4, 2013 – One of the most influential jazz composers of all time was joined by his quartet and an old friend.

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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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