Baritone Gerald Finley sings during the premiere of Peter Lieberson's Songs of Love and Sorrow, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Michael J. Lutch hide caption

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Ella Fitzgerald had not one sad edge to her voice. She always had listeners smiling by the second note. George Konig/Hulton Archive hide caption

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A portrait of Hunter S. Thompson. George Frayne hide caption

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One of the photographs found in Pat Patrick's boxes. Patrick is pictured playing the baritone sax. Courtesy of the Berklee College of Music hide caption

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Singer-songwriter Lay Low is often called the Patsy Cline of Iceland, and it's not hard to hear why. Baldur Kristjans hide caption

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Hadero's sound is a unique blend of jazz, Ethiopia, the San Francisco art scene and visceral poetry. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Way of the World is Mose Allison's first studio album in 12 years. Michael Wilson hide caption

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"The failure of people to be able to understand things to do with the Middle East is in some ways a failure of the arts world," says Abdalla, pictured above, filming on location in Cairo. Zero Productions hide caption

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Jackie Wilson inspired singers ranging from Elvis Presley to Michael Jackson. Tom Copi / Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images hide caption

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Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward try to balance emotions on their second album, Volume Two. Autumn De Wilde. hide caption

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NPR's Scott Simon takes on Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, with the Baltimore Symphony. hide caption

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Jimmy Cliff performs in 2003 in Nice, France. Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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