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The Arturo O'Farrill Octect performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013.

Watch Arturo O'Farrill: Tiny Desk Concert

September 14, 2013 – With an eye on both the past and the future, O'Farrill has jazz and Afro-Cuban music in his DNA.

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NO BS! Brass Band performs a Tiny Desk Concert.

Watch NO BS! Brass Band: Tiny Desk Concert

June 15, 2013 – An 11-piece brass band turns up the funk and flies the flag high for its native Richmond, Va.

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Brandee Younger performs for an NPR Music Field Recording in January 2013.

Watch Brandee Younger: Taxidermy, Two-Headed Skeletons And Jazz Harp WBGO

June 6, 2013 – The improvising harpist generates a Caribbean bounce in a store full of natural-history oddities. WBGO

Gregory Porter.

Watch Gregory Porter: A Lion In The Subway WBGO

May 14, 2013 – Watch a world-class jazz singer perform "Be Good (Lion's Song)" on a vintage Brooklyn train car. WBGO

Steven Bernstein performs at 92Y Tribeca with Sexmob.

Watch Sexmob: Live In Concert WBGO

May 9, 2013 – Steven Bernstein's down-for-anything quartet parties to the themes of film composer Nino Rota. WBGO

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Allison Miller.

Watch Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom: Live In Concert WBGO

May 9, 2013 – At the end of a tour, drummer Allison Miller leads her singular quartet in a New York homecoming. WBGO

Father Figure performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 6, 2013.

Watch Father Figures: Tiny Desk Concert

April 29, 2013 – Zany, brainy and danceable, these guys' music mixes rock and jazz like King Crimson at its fiercest.

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Omar Sosa performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 30, 2013.

Watch Omar Sosa & Paolo Fresu: Tiny Desk Concert

April 22, 2013 – The duo's quietly energetic performance hangs over the the NPR Music offices like a soft mist.

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Chick Corea performs with the SFJAZZ Collective at the SFJAZZ Center opening night.

Watch Chick Corea And SFJAZZ Collective: Live At SFJAZZ

April 2, 2013 – The pianist and an all-star ensemble tackle an arrangement of the epic, extended-narrative "Spain."

Walter Smith III performs at Boston's Cafe 939 for a special version of WBGO's The Checkout Live.

Watch Walter Smith III: Live In Concert WBGO

March 8, 2013 – The tenor saxophonist, a member of some of today's most talked-about jazz groups, leads a quintet. WBGO

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Juan de Marcos González of the Afro-Cuban All Stars performs live for Jazz24.

Watch Juan De Marcos And The Afro-Cuban All Stars: Dig That 'Dundunbanza' Jazz24

March 2, 2013 – Watch the internationally renowned Cuban bandleader and his group perform three tunes for Jazz24. Jazz24

Mary Halvorson performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 12, 2012.

Watch Mary Halvorson Quintet: Tiny Desk Concert

February 25, 2013 – The guitarist brings a decidedly non-standard approach to jazz's standard practices.

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Esperanza Spalding performs live for opbmusic.

Watch Esperanza Spalding: Song For A 'City Of Roses' opbmusic

February 23, 2013 – Watch Spalding and the Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra perform a song inspired by Portland, Ore. opbmusic

Jose James performs before a live audience for KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jose James KCRW

February 20, 2013 – Watch the stylish jazz singer perform his funky single "Trouble" during a special concert in L.A. KCRW

McCoy Tyner at the SFJAZZ Center Opening Night concert.

Watch McCoy Tyner: Live At SFJAZZ

January 30, 2013 – Watch the massively influential pianist perform with long-time collaborator Bobby Hutcherson.

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