Donny Hathaway remains widely admired in jazz, but much of his repertoire has yet to be tapped by improvisers. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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George Benson's latest album, Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, is a tribute to his hero. Greg Allen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clarinet and saxophone player Paquito D'Rivera wore a James Moody T-shirt during a recent recording session in Brazil. Jorge Rosenberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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