Live at the Cellar Door, the new album from Neil Young, was recorded in 1970. Gary Burden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Donny Hathaway, Thelonious Monk And Neil Young Hit A Turning Point

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Lady Gaga's new album, ARTPOP, is out now. Inez and Vinoodh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pop's Resident Provocateur Fizzles On 'ARTPOP'

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From left: pianist Ethan Iverson, drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath and bassist Ben Street. John Rogers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Steady And Swingin': Tootie Keeps The Tempo

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Long Way Home is British singer Tom Odell's debut. Andrew Whitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tom Odell: A Polarizing New Voice Shows Promise

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Buddy Guy's new two-disc set is titled Rhythm & Blues. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buddy Guy: 'Rhythm And Blues' Titan Channels Guitar Wisdom

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Sigur Ros' new album is titled Kveikur. Lilja Birgisdottir/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sigur Ros Navigates Unknown Terrain On 'Kveikur'

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Best known for bright, accessible modern jazz, Pat Metheny takes on an experimental composer's work with the new Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny And John Zorn: A Vivid Sound World

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Dawes' new album is titled Stories Don't End. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dawes' Story Gets A Fine New Chapter

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Justin Timberlake performed Saturday at the Myspace Secret Show during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. His new album — his first in seven years — is The 20/20 Experience. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Justin Timberlake's Musical Vision Isn't '20/20'

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Atoms For Peace's debut album is called Amok. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Atoms For Peace: Thom Yorke's Electronic Shadow-World

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Jim James' solo debut is titled Regions of Light and Sound of God. Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age

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Miles Davis' Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2 is a compilation of previously unreleased material performed by a short-lived incarnation of his touring band. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet

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Bruno Mars draws inspiration from across the pop landscape on his second album, Unorthodox Jukebox. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bruno Mars Goes Anyplace And Everyplace On 'Jukebox'

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