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December 10, 9pm ET / 6pm PT
The pianist and educator is a father figure of modern jazz to more than just his sons.
Igmar Thomas leads the Revive Big Band in concert.
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December 3, 9pm ET / 6pm PT
A multi-generational group bridges large ensemble jazz and classic hip-hop anthems.
St. Paul And The Broken Bones performs at Boston's Paradise Rock Club on Oct. 21, 2014.
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Watch the Alabama soul band's earthshaking performance of the opening track from its debut album.
Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires perform at the Americana Music Festival.
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Watch Isbell perform "Cover Me Up," which was named Song Of The Year at this year's AMA festivities.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist Michael Kurth stands on the picket line for a silent protest during the lockout in September. The orchestra announced this weekend that it had reached a new four-year contract with musicians.
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The Grammy award-winning ensemble will open the first concert of its 70th anniversary season with Beethoven's ninth symphony, the "Ode to Joy."
Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.
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Hear sets from the "grandfather of jazz festivals" on the coast of Rhode Island
B.J. The Chicago Kid performed live at NPR Music's CMJ show.
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The R&B artist's CMJ performance included a cover of D'Angelo's "Untitled (How Does It Feel)."
Watch a tremendous discovery from the CMJ Music Marathon perform songs from its debut album.
Wallace Roney leads a performance of Wayne Shorter's "Universe" at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
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Unrecorded works Wayne Shorter wrote for Miles Davis, as revived by Miles' protégé Wallace Roney.
Elle Varner, headlining a night of four special performances, webcast live from Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.
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Join us at 8:30 p.m. ET for a webcast with Elle Varner, B.J. The Chicago Kid, Lia Ices and Cayetana.