The gospel/folk singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe was accompanied by a jazz orchestra on her debut recording. Chris Ware/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy Taylor (left) duets with Eldar at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2009. Margot Schulman hide caption

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Listen Now: A Jazz Piano Christmas 2009

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Session Spotlight: Ramsey Lewis Performs 'Clouds In Reverie'

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