Don Byron released Love, Peace, and Soul with his New Gospel Quintet on Feb. 21. Till Krautkraemer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gospel Meets Jazz, With Unpredictable Results

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Heartless Bastards' fourth album, Arrow, was released earlier this month. Nathan Presley hide caption

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Heartless Bastards: Rousing Songs, Born On The Road

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Dr. Dog's sixth studio album is titled Be the Void. Chris Crisman hide caption

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Dr. Dog: A Standout Among Stereotypes

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The Roots' 10th studio album, undun, is a concept record chronicling the downfall of its narrator. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Roots: A Song Cycle For A Life Cycle

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Jonathan Wilson's new album is titled Gentle Spirit.

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Jonathan Wilson: Making Like Thoreau, In Song

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Wilco, from left: Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Patrick Sansone, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Nels Cline. Zoran Orlic hide caption

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

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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

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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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James Farm: Jazz Heavyweights Band Together

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My Morning Jacket's new album is titled Circuital. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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My Morning Jacket: Home Again

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Wanda Sa: One Of The Last Links To Bossa Nova

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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

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Simon's first album of new material in five years intersperses transcendent moments of beauty alongside his familiar tricks. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen Now

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Beady Eye's debut album is called Different Gear, Still Speeding. Courtesy of Dangerbird Records hide caption

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Beady Eye: The Hard-Rocking Sound Of Life After Oasis

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Tristen's debut album is Charlatans at the Garden Gate. Courtesy of American Myth Recordings hide caption

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Tristen: Pop Hooks And Pure Inspiration

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