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Corinne Bailey Rae's new album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, focuses on hope and transformation. Alexandra Valenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Corinne Bailey Rae's New Album, A Focus On Renewal

Between her first and second albums, the British singer's world was shattered by loss. Rae says her latest, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, is all about transformation and hope.

Monroe Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
Veritas Alex Skolnick Trio
Avant-dernières pensées (Next-to-last thoughts), pieces (3) for piano
Four Ton Mantis Amon Tobin
More Than A Woman Gregory Porter
Copake Tim Ries
Sugar Street Andy Narell
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Dream Land Bunny Wailer
Purple Barbara Dennerlein

Bunny Wailer is the last living original member of the legendary reggae group The Wailers. He recently finished his first US tour in more than 20 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Anniversary Tour, Bunny Wailer Is Still A Blackheart Man

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November Frank Gambale, Stuart Hamm et. al.
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Trader Ancient Future
Spirit Within Burning Sky
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'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

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High & Dry Charlie Hunter

Gerald Franklin, who was diagnosed with autism as a child, is now lead developer for a website that matches workers with prospective employers. Job-related videos, he says, can help people with special needs showcase their talent. Courtesy of Gerald Franklin hide caption

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Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

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Work-A-Day R.U.B.
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Araber Tanz Tim Sparks
The Heart Speaks in Whispers Corinne Bailey Rae
Wetland Spring Al Petteway

Corinne Bailey Rae's new album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, focuses on hope and transformation. Alexandra Valenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Corinne Bailey Rae's New Album, A Focus On Renewal

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