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The Wynton Marsalis Septet. Frank Stewart/Courtesy of Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Bobby McFerrin with his daughter, Madison McFerrin. Craig Lovell/Courtesy of Monterey Jazz Festival hide caption

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Cecile McLorin Salvant. Margot Schulman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Donald Harrison leads his quintet in concert. Henry Hayes/Courtesy of Berklee College of Music hide caption

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Paquito D'Rivera performs with the Kaia String Quartet. Aaron Edwards/Courtesy of the Latino Music Festival/WFMT Radio Chicago hide caption

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Convergence with Larry Goldings (foreground). Travis Broxton/Broxton Art hide caption

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Dee Alexander salutes Jimi Hendrix during her Funkin' With Electric Soul show. Marc PoKempner hide caption

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Clark Terry. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Scofield with drummer Louis Cato. Henry Hayes/Courtesy of Berklee College of Music hide caption

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Henry Cole. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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