Mary Halvorson's latest album, Away With You, is a collection of octets. Peter Gannushkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Why Mary Halvorson Sounds Like No Other Guitarist

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Trombonist and composer Jacob Garchik enlisted three guitarists and a drummer for his winding new concept album, Ye Olde. Peter Gannushkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Prog-Jazz Suite About Architecture? Jacob Garchik Does It All

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The Mary Halvorson Quintet performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Mary Halvorson Quintet, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

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Mary Halvorson performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 12, 2012. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Mary Halvorson Quintet: Tiny Desk Concert

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New Mix: Syd Barrett And A Bee Invasion

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Mary Halvorson's Saturn Sings is an abstract jazz cliff-dive inspired by Thelonious Monk, Sam Cooke and Robert Wyatt. Amani Willett hide caption

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Mary Halvorson Trio in Studio on WNYC Soundcheck - 12/22/2009

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