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Beach Slang at The First Unitarian Church. Greg Pallante/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beach Slang On Here & Now

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Sense Of Place Asheville: Steep Canyon Rangers

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Tenor Javier Camarena got to sing a rare encore while playing the role of Ernesto in the Metropolitan Opera production of Donizetti's Don Pasquale. Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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The Show-Stopping Singing Of Javier Camarena

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Don Cheadle stars as Miles Davis in the film Miles Ahead, which he also wrote, produced and directed. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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What Does Genius Look Like?

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Miles Davis during a studio recording session, October 1959. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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Country singer Margo Price's debut solo album, Midwest Farmer's Daughter, draws on her personal experiences of hard times. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Midwest Farmer's Daughter,' Margo Price Hits Her Breaking Point — And Big Break

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William Bell's new album, This Is Where I Live, comes out June 3 on Stax Records. Ginette Callaway hide caption

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01The Three Of Me

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When Cuban singer Dayme Arocena performed at SXSW, "everybody in the place fell in love with her," says NPR Music's Felix Contreras. Casey Moore/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At South By Southwest, The Sounds Of Cuba Come To Texas

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Professor Willana Mack conducts Nyack College's touring gospel ensemble, seen here. Starting in fall 2016, students at Nyack will have the option to major in gospel music performance. Eleazer Rodriguez/Nyack College hide caption

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Now On The Syllabus: Keeping The Faith And Holding A Tune

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Amanda Palmer Conquers Doubt To Balance Art And Motherhood

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"It is a huge production and it is a lot of pressure," Seal says of The Passion, "but that's what we crave as artists." Michael Becker/FOX hide caption

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Here's A Revelation: 'The Passion' Is Seal's First Acting Gig

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Parker Millsap is an Americana singer from Oklahoma with a powerfully raucous, rootsy sound. His new album is The Very Last Day. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'The Very Last Day,' Parker Millsap Brings Apocalyptic Imagery To Life

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Mary Guibert On World Cafe

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'Roots' Drummer Questlove On His Late Father Lee Andrews

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'Singing Was Easy': 'Mountain Girl' Loretta Lynn Looks Back On Life And Music

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