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Henry Cole.

Watch Henry Cole And The Afrobeat Collective: Live In Concert WBGO

May 30, 2012 – As part of an 11-piece band, the drummer locates the African heart of Caribbean party music. WBGO


Gilad Hekselman.

Watch Gilad Hekselman Quartet: Live In Concert WBGO

May 30, 2012 – In his search for the emotional core of modern jazz, the guitarist wrote a batch of nifty tunes. WBGO


Avishai Cohen of Third World Love.

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April 26, 2012 – Folk dances of Africa and the Middle East come to the fore in the bouncy sway of this quartet. WBGO


Now vs. Now: (L-R) Jason Lindner, Panagiotis Andreou, Mark Guiliana.

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April 26, 2012 – Jason Lindner's electro-groove trio refracts the sounds of New York City, from bebop to way beyond. WBGO


Martin Bejerano.

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April 19, 2012 – Potential Energy Suite is like a sonata that grooves. Hear the new work from Symphony Space. WBGO


James Farm, left to right: Matt Penman, Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland.

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April 12, 2012 – Hear Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman and Eric Harland, live from the BeanTown Jazz Festival. WGBH


Watch Ingrid Jensen Quintet: Live In Concert WBGO

April 10, 2012 – The trumpeter once busked in New York subways. These days, her local gigs are more prestigious. WBGO


Juan-Carlos Formell and Johnny's Dream Club at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival.

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August 16, 2012 – Formell performs epic music and poetry, magical and real, about the Afro-Caribbean experience.


The Craig Taborn Trio.

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April 4, 2012 – The pianist once estimated he plays with "15 to 20" working bands. Add to that total his own group. WBGO

Benny Green.

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March 29, 2012 – The trio presents Monk's Dream: Fifty Years Fresh at the KC Jazz Club with Gary Smulyan. WBGO


Alexis Cuadrado.

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March 28, 2012 – A Spanish bassist in New York addresses the works of a Spanish poet who came decades before him. WBGO


Manuel Valera.

Listen Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express: Live In Concert WBGO

March 28, 2012 – A Cuban pianist hears the percussive sweep of his birth country as modern, electrified jazz. WBGO


Regina Carter (right) with Yacouba Sissoko.

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August 30, 2012 – A violin channels Africa and a trumpet speaks to kids: a 2011 Newport Jazz double bill.


Kendrick Scott.

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March 8, 2012 – The fluid drummer takes his band to his alma mater for a live preview of his upcoming album. WBGO


Al Foster.

Listen Al Foster Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

March 7, 2012 – The great drummer made his debut at the club with Sonny Rollins in the '60s — before NPR existed. WBGO


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