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Once The Stuff Of Jazz Legend, 1930s Recordings Are Finally Out

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As 2016 Winds Down, Remembering The Jazz Giants We Lost

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Meredith D'Ambrosio On Piano Jazz

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Lonnie Liston Smith In The Studio

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Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5 provides listeners rare access to the Miles Davis Quintet's creative process. Veryl Oakland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grab A Seat In The Studio With The Miles Davis Quintet

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"I think we came about precisely from just goofing around and having fun," bassist Chester Hansen (second from right) says. "And we're still just goofin'." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We're Contemporary People': BADBADNOTGOOD's Mixed Bag Of Inspiration

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Nellie Lutcher On Piano Jazz

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Snarky Puppy: 'Music For The Brain And Booty'

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At 75, Chick Corea Still Has That Magic Touch

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Richard Sudhalter On Piano Jazz

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Sir Roland Hanna On Piano Jazz

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Billy Strayhorn (right), spent the majority of his career as a composer and arranger for Duke Ellington (left) and his orchestra. David Redfern/Getty Images hide caption

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The Lush Life Of Billy Strayhorn

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All Songs +1: Our Most Memorable Tiny Desk Jazz Sets

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Mario Grigorov On Piano Jazz

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Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz

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From Slavic Soul Party!, A Match Made In High-Concept Heaven

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In addition to original songs, Jones' latest album, Day Breaks, includes covers of Horace Silver, Duke Ellington and Neil Young. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her Latest, Norah Jones Returns To Old Influences

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Jackie Cain and Roy Kral at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay, Calif., in 1982. Brian McMillen/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Jackie And Roy On Piano Jazz

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Oliver Jones: A Canadian Jazz Legend Heads Home

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Chucho Valdés On Piano Jazz

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