Nina Simone's voice may have had a limited range, but its unique power and melancholy made for a legendary effect when paired with her genre-crossing piano. Getty Images hide caption

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Dwike Mitchell (left), pictured with longtime collaborator Willie Ruff. Vincent Oneppo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jimmy Greene. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Glasper's new piano trio album is called Covered. Don Q. Hannah/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? explores Nina Simone's rich and complicated life. Courtesy of Peter Rodis/Netflix hide caption

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Gunther Schuller, shown conducting Charles Mingus's Epitaph in 2007, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator. He died Sunday at age 89. Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images hide caption

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