Charlie Parker, shown here in an undated photo, was a legendary jazz saxophonist. STF/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Flutist Hubert Laws is one of many jazz artists to have recorded an adaptation of themes from The Rite of Spring. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Guatemalan author Eduardo Halfon's most recent book, The Polish Boxer, mesmerized us. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Judy Garland (right) sang "I Got Rhythm" in the 1943 movie version of the 1930s musical Girl Crazy. Courtesy of MGM hide caption

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Steve Wilson introduces five alto saxophonists who've mastered this beast of a horn. John Abbott hide caption

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