Jonathan Wilson's new album is titled Gentle Spirit.

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Jonathan Wilson: Making Like Thoreau, In Song

Wilson's new project, the musical equivalent of a landscape painting, took four years to finish.

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Wilco's New Album: Love The 'Whole' Thing

The critically acclaimed sextet shows no signs of slowing down, as The Whole Love represents a new peak in its members' creativity.

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Mariachi El Bronx's new album, II, is a lively and surprisingly kitsch-free take on music steeped in tradition. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mariachi El Bronx: Mariachi Punks Put It All On the Line

The new album by the L.A. punk band-turned-mariachi ensemble is lively and surprisingly kitsch-free.

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James Farm combines the talents of four in-demand jazz musicians: Matt Penman (from left), Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Eric Harland. Jimmy Katz hide caption

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My Morning Jacket: Home Again

On its new album, the band largely puts aside its past experiments with reggae, funk and metal, opting instead for a more focused and consistent Southern rock sound.

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Gretchen Parlato's new album is The Lost and Found. David Bartolomi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gretchen Parlato: Master Of Restraint

Probably best known for her work with the Grammy-winning jazz star Esperanza Spalding, the singer crafts something profound on The Lost and Found.

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Paul Simon: Old Sounds, New Perspectives

So Beautiful or So What, Simon's first album of new material in five years, intersperses transcendent moments of beauty alongside the singer's familiar tricks.

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Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer spent just two days recording his latest album, Solo. Hans Speekenbrink hide caption

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