Guitarist Larry Coryell recorded or appeared on more than 100 albums during a jazz career that spanned more than 50 years. Courtesy of 429 Records hide caption

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Guitarist Larry Coryell, Godfather Of Fusion, Dies At 73

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Trudy Pitts performs on this week's Piano Jazz. Andrew Lepley/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Trudy Pitts On Piano Jazz

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Al Jarreau, Versatile Vocalist Who 'Played His Voice,' Dies At 76

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Keith Ingham (center) appears with Hal Smith and Bobby Gordon on the cover of Music From The Mauve Decades. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Keith Ingham On Piano Jazz

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Chattanooga's Terminal Station was headed for demolition in the 1970s — until entrepreneurs converted it into a train-themed hotel, named after Glenn Miller's hit song. Adam McMaster/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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How 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' Became The World's First Gold Record

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Ravi Coltrane (left) performing with Matthew Garrison (center) and Jack DeJohnette (right) in October. Coltrane is nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo at the 2017 Grammy Awards for the title track from In Movement, recorded with Garrison and DeJohnette. Roberto Serra/Getty Images hide caption

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Barry Harris is featured in this episode of Piano Jazz. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Piano Jazz: 2/3/2017

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Miguel Zenón's Típico is on Nate Chinen's list of albums to look forward to in 2017. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From The Critic's Desk: A Preview Of 2017 In Jazz

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Charles Lloyd (left) and Lucinda Williams recorded a live version of "Masters Of War" at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Nov. 28, 2016. Erik Jacobs, Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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The Austrian musician has found his voice in the worlds of both classical and jazz music. Peewee Windmüller/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'It's Better To Be An Outsider': Wolfgang Muthspiel's Global Guitar Odyssey

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Keyon Harrold has just released his newest single, "Stay This Way (Feat. Bilal & Big K.R.I.T.)." Deneka Peniston/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Stay This Way (Feat Bilal & Big K.R.I.T.)

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