Antonio Sanchez is well known to jazz fans, but the drummer and bandleader got a boost when director Alejandro González Iñárritu chose him to compose a percussion-only score for the film Birdman. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chris Potter (right) performs with the Scott Colley Trio at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. John Whiting for NPR hide caption

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Edward Simon and Gretchen Parlato in rehearsal for the premiere performance of Sorrows and Triumphs at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Ark. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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