After 42 years, cellist Joel Krosnick (foreground, left) is bidding farewell to the Juilliard String Quartet. Sony Classical/Simon Powis hide caption

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Ramsey Lewis' hit single "The In Crowd" was recorded live in concert 50 years ago this month. Courtesy of Ravinia Festival hide caption

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Queen Latifah plays blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie. Frank Masi/Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Ben Stonehill and his sons Lennox Lee Stonehill and Bob Stonehill, taken in New York, circa 1948. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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B.B King in 1996. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Hiatus Kaiyote. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Julian Petty. Courtesy of Nixon Peabody hide caption

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An image from a video made by photographer Aaron Mischel which featured the song "Happy" by the band Secrets in Stereo. Aaron Mischel/YouTube hide caption

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Kamasi Washington's new album is called The Epic. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is celebrating his 70th birthday with two new releases: the classical exploration Barber/Bartók and the live compilation Creation. Henry Leutwyler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lecrae's newest album is titled Anomaly. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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