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

itoggle caption Getty Images

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

itoggle caption Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist

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

itoggle caption Don Q. Hannah/Courtesy of the artist

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

itoggle caption Courtesy of Peter Rodis/Netflix

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

itoggle caption Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images

Dee Dee Bridgewater. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist

Saxophonist Joshua Redman (left) performs on stage during the "Jazz sous les pommiers" jazz festival on May 9, 2013 in Coutances, France. Dewey Redman (right) performs in St. Paul, Minn., in 2007. Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images and Chris Felver/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images and Chris Felver/Getty Images