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Abdullah Ibrahim: How Improvisation Saved My Life

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Cecile McLorin Salvant at the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, onstage with Al Jarreau, Jane Monheit, Terence Blanchard, Ledisi, Kurt Elling, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Kevin Eubanks. Steve Mundinger/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz hide caption

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Roscoe Mitchell (saxophone), Hugh Ragin (piccolo trumpet), Junius Paul (bass) and Famadou Don Moye (drums) of the Art Ensemble of Chicago perform at London's Cafe OTO on Feb. 1, 2017. Roger Thomas hide caption

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Cyrille Aimée And Daymé Arocena Make Jazz Their Own

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Downtown Houston's theater district, the second-largest in the nation, was flooded with water from Buffalo Bayou. Thomas B. Shea/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Abercrombie, a touchstone in jazz-rock guitar whose first album was released in 1974, died Aug. 22, 2017. John Rogers/Courtesy of ECM Records hide caption

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John Abercrombie, Wry And Exploratory Jazz Guitarist, Dies At 72

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John Scofield Performs 'Quiet And Loud Jazz'

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