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New Year, New Music On World Cafe

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Brad Mehldau Translates Nick Drake to Piano

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Brad Mehldau's latest covers project, Where Do You Start, came out Tuesday. Michael Wilson /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People

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Wayne Shorter's 2003 album Alegria finds the saxophonist and composer matching his quartet with orchestral textures. Thomas Dorn/Verve Records hide caption

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Ringo Starr's gold-plated snare drum will be on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum until December. Express Newspapers/Hulton Archive hide caption

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Pianist Kris Davis has a delicate yet searching touch on Paradoxical Frog, a trio record with Tyshawn Sorey and Ingrid Laubrock. EyeShotJazz hide caption

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Cole Porter contributed many songs to the Great American Songbook, including "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "I Get a Kick Out of You." Sasha/Hulton Archive hide caption

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