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The Vijay Iyer Trio performs at Le Poisson Rouge for the NYC Winter Jazzfest on Saturday, Jan. 7.

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January 12, 2012 – Full of stutter steps and snare claps, the band turns new lenses on jazz's big-picture history.

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The David Murray Cuban Ensemble performs at Le Poisson Rouge for NYC Winter Jazzfest on Saturday, Jan. 7.

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January 12, 2012 – The omnivorous saxophonist re-imagines Nat King Cole as regal, large-ensemble Latin jazz.

Seamus Blake performs live at Berklee College of Music.

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December 7, 2011 – The tenor saxophonist, one of the top improvisers working today, leads a band at his alma mater. WBGO

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Christian Scott.

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November 17, 2011 – The modern jazz star returns to his alma mater, band in tow, for a live concert webcast. WBGO

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Warren Wolf at 92Y Tribeca.

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November 16, 2011 – The young Baltimore vibraphonist and his band WOLFPAC travel up the turnpike for a live concert. WBGO

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Lage Lund at 92Y Tribeca.

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November 16, 2011 – The Norwegian guitarist has found a home for his chops and vision in the New York jazz scene. WBGO

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Derrick Hodge.

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October 26, 2011 – A jazz bassist who scores films and arranges for hip-hop and R&B presents his own eclectic band. WBGO

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Aaron Parks.

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October 26, 2011 – The young pianist, one of the great composers of his generation, leads a new two-keyboard band. WBGO

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Ben Williams and Sound Effect perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

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October 24, 2011 – The jazz star and his band perform two songs from their album State of Art at the NPR Music offices.

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Trombone Shorty at the NPR Music office.

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September 29, 2011 – The New Orleans native achieved stardom with his voice and his horn. But he just wants you to dance.

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Ravi Coltrane performs with his quartet, including Luis Perdomo (left) and Drew Gress (on bass) on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 8, 2011 – Hear a new set of repertoire played at Newport by the tenor saxophonist who blazes his own trail. WBGO

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Ambrose Akinmusire performs with his quintet on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 8, 2011 – Hear the tight quintet, among the most sought-after players of their generation, play at Newport. WBGO

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Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

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August 7, 2011 – Hear the fervently imaginative trumpeter perform at Newport with his trio and special guests. WBGO

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Julian Lage performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

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July 7, 2011 – The guitarist, 23, was once called a prodigy. But he's maturing into a distinctive bandleader, too.

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Booker T. Jones performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

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May 2, 2011 – Jones' name is synonymous with the Hammond B3 organ. Watch him play one in the NPR Music offices.

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