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"The key is to figure out what you're contributing," Joshua Bell says of playing chamber music. Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Three Quick Lessons From The Violin Wunderkind Who Became A Master

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Enrique Iglesias' song "Bailando" — with versions in Spanish and in Spanglish — has hit big both on the Latin pop charts and the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. EnriqueIglesiasVEVO/YouTube hide caption

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How Did 'Bailando' Become A Spanglish Crossover Hit?

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John Luther Adams' Pulitzer Prize-winning piece is called Become Ocean; the recording of the work comes out Sept. 30. Donald Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Inviting Apocalypse: John Luther Adams On 'Become Ocean'

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Album Takes Marty Stuart From Saturday Rock To Sunday Gospel

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Moon Hooch's new album is called This Is Cave Music. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Moon Hooch's 'Cave Music,' As Funky As It Is Unlikely

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Kat Edmonson: 'I Hear Myself As An Instrument'

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Andre Benjamin during a Q&A at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles following a screening of Jimi: All Is By My Side last weekend. Justin Baker/WireImage hide caption

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Andre 3000 With Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley

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Tweedy's new album is titled Sukierae. Piper Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jeff And Spencer Tweedy On Making Songs Together

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André Benjamin plays Jimi Hendrix in the new film Jimi: All Is By My Side. Patrick Redmond/Courtesy of Open Road Films hide caption

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From Sideman To Star: A New Film Captures Jimi Hendrix's Pivotal Year

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Microphone Check Live: The Stories Of The Notorious B.I.G.

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Neko Case and Carl Newman of The New Pornographers say a great pop song opens your heart up and makes you want to hear it again and again. Chris Buck/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carl Newman And Neko Case On What Makes a Pop Song Work

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Chad Lawson's new album is The Chopin Variations. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Pianist Hears Chopin From Inside His Instrument

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Womack Returns To The Spotlight With 'The Way I'm Livin' '

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Jennifer Hudson 'Jenniferizes' New Album With Positive Energy

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Paolo Nutini's new album is called Caustic Love. Shamil Tanna/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Vulnerable Voice, Singing From Another Era

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