Kamashi Washington's new album, The Epic, comes out May 5. Mike Park/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blues singer and songwriter Bessie Smith is the subject of an upcoming HBO biopic. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Rich Budesa was one of six organists to perform. WXPN hide caption

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Charles Lloyd's new album is Wild Man Dance. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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