Sam Amidon's new album is titled Lily-O. Piper Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bill Frisell plays John Lennon songs on the Fort Stage at the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club. Scott Suchman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Pianist Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Violinist Jenny Scheinman performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Bill Frisell performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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