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

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The Bad Plus (L-R): Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson, Dave King. John Rogers/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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The Bad Plus performing at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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