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The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters. From left: Eddie Palmieri, Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson. Not pictured: Lorraine Gordon.

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January 14, 2013 – Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Lorraine Gordon and Eddie Palmieri are recognized in New York. WBGO

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John Scofield with drummer Louis Cato.

Listen John Scofield's Überjam Band: Live At Berklee WGBH

January 2, 2013 – The eclectic electric guitarist plays from his raucous, electronic-infused Überjam songbook. WGBH

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Wynton Marsalis (center) on the floor at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola.

Listen Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano: Live In New York WBGO

January 2, 2013 – New interpretations of Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives recordings score the countdown to midnight. WBGO

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Clark Terry.

Listen Clark Terry Quintet: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter, now 92, was in good spirits and excellent form as 1989 became 1990. WBGO

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Dee Alexander salutes Jimi Hendrix during her Funkin' With Electric Soul show.

Listen Dee Alexander's Funkin' With Electric Soul: Live In Chicago WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The powerful and versatile vocalist takes on Jimi Hendrix from the South Side of the city. WBGO

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Listen Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: Live At Monterey Jazz Festival WBGO

January 2, 2013 – The large jazz orchestra, brassy and slick, powers through charts on the main festival stage. WBGO

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Jon Faddis.

Listen Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra Of New York On JazzSet WBGO

December 27, 2012 – The big band plays "Jingle Bells" and more on New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center. WBGO

Dave Brubeck at Newport.

Listen Dave Brubeck Quartet On JazzSet WBGO

December 20, 2012 – JazzSet remembers the legendary pianist with a set from the 2009 Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

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Geri Allen watches as Taylor Eigsti, Jason Moran and Ellis Marsalis, from left, perform in a round robin at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012.

Listen A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012

December 14, 2012 – Jason Moran, Taylor Eigsti, Geri Allen and Ellis Marsalis perform in NPR Music's annual tradition.

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The clock strikes midnight with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Listen Wynton Marsalis On JazzSet WBGO

December 13, 2012 – The trumpeter leads a rousing set before a boisterous, sold-out house at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. WBGO

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The front line of The Cookers. L-R: Billy Harper, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, Craig Handy.

Watch The Cookers: Live In Concert WBGO

December 12, 2012 – An all-star band of heavyweight hard-bop masters lift off in loose assembly. WBGO

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Geri Allen.

Watch Geri Allen And Timeline: Live In Concert WBGO

December 12, 2012 – A leading-edge pianist rides the rhythmic boost of a band with a tap dancer, live on stage. WBGO

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Steve Wilson (saxophone), Renee Rosnes (piano) and Peter Washington (bass).

Listen Wilson, Rosnes, Washington: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

December 5, 2012 – A sax player, a pianist and a bassist hit the fabled jazz club where they're each already regulars. WBGO

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Catherine Russell.

Listen Catherine Russell On Mountain Stage

December 4, 2012 – Hear one of the best contemporary jazz and blues vocalists working today perform on Mountain Stage.

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The Sound Prints Quintet is (L-R): Lawrence Fields, Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Linda Oh, Joey Baron.

Listen Sound Prints Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

November 28, 2012 – Few jazz artists are as active as co-bandleaders Joe Lovano (saxophone) and Dave Douglas (trumpet). WBGO

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