Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

Louis Armstrong Continuum on stage. Co-leader Vince Giordano is on tuba in the back row. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano, Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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We wave the jazz flag with music transcribed from Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives and Sevens — quintet and septet recordings from the 1920s — and a new Grammy-winning arrangement of "Rhapsody in Blue."

Wynton Marsalis And Vince Giordano, Big Phat Band On JazzSet

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Low On Mountain Stage

Low's quiet, deliberately paced sound began in the early '90s as a reaction to the heavy grunge music of the time. In this set, Low plays "Silver Rider," as well as tracks from 2011's C'mon.

Low On Mountain Stage

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From The Archives: Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

The revered blues singer, one of the genre's true game-changers, died June 23 at age 83. Hear Bland perform a medley of his hits during an appearance on Mountain Stage in May 2003.

Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

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Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

The frenetic Minnesota band plays songs from its sixth album, Stars and Satellites, in concert. The set is so exciting, the Mountain Stage audience actually demands an encore; the band obliges.

Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

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The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert

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They met in New Orleans' performing-arts high school, became Donald Harrison's rhythm section as teenagers and have now released their first album. The collective plays original music live.

The Bridge Trio: Live From 92Y Tribeca

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Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live In Concert

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Byron has a way of homing in on an artist's legacy and transforming it with intelligence and adventure. In this case, he takes on the music of Thomas Dorsey and of Sister Rosetta Tharpe in concert.

Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca

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Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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The whole keyboard was Miller's canvas. His left hand could stride and swing with great authority, and when the two hands got together, he sent the train down the tracks.

Remembering Mulgrew Miller On JazzSet

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Kenny Barron Quintet

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For jazz musicians, Barron is considered an institution. So it's fitting that the pianist gets to celebrate his 70th birthday at another jazz institution. Here, he demonstrates his ebullient clarity.

Kenny Barron Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard

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Rhye, Live In Concert

The soulful band requested that its New York City performance be filmed entirely in silhouette, with the lights dimmed low and shadows dancing to an evening of heartfelt love songs.

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Queens Of The Stone Age, Live In Concert

QOTSA performed ...Like Clockwork in its entirety, plus an assortment of older material, in a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Hear highlights from the evening.

First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

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The Sea, The Sea On Mountain Stage

The acoustic folk duo performs sweet and authentic songs, recorded live in West Virginia. The Sea, The Sea is set to release its debut album, recorded with producer and go-to bassist Todd Sickafoose.

The Sea, The Sea On Mountain Stage

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Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

The singer-songwriter gives a unique and unexpectedly personal performance, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

Loudon Wainwright III On Mountain Stage

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