Nataly Dawn, known as the voice of the YouTube-savvy duo Pomplamoose, makes her solo debut with How I Knew Her. Jeffrey Marini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Day For Singer Nataly Dawn

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Mixing Blues and the Nakota Nation In Music

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Marcus Gilmore (left) and Roy Haynes perform together in Washington, D.C., in 2009. Haynes' daughter is Gilmore's mother. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen has a new album out called Claroscuro. Jimmy Katz/Anzic Records hide caption

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Anat Cohen: Bringing The Clarinet To The World

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Trey Anastasio On World Cafe

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Singer Angelique Kidjo of Benin performs during the opening concert for the soccer World Cup at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa, June 10, 2010. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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For Kidjo, Musicians Must Be The Country's Voice

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At age 76, musician Kris Kristofferson is still writing songs. His new album is called Feeling Mortal. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kris Kristofferson On Writing For — And Outliving — His Idols

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Wayne Shorter turns 80 this year. His newest album is called Without a Net. Robert Ascroft/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wayne Shorter On Jazz: 'How Do You Rehearse The Unknown?'

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Stride piano pioneer James P. Johnson had dreams of becoming a successful symphonic composer. William Gottlieb hide caption

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Treasures In The Attic: Finding A Jazz Master's Lost Orchestral Music

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Lisa Loeb poses for the cameras on arrival for a Special Screening of DreamWork's Pictures' Fright Night on Aug. 17, 2011, in Hollywood, Calif. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Lisa Loeb, Life Is 'No Fairy Tale,' And That's OK

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Marilyn McCoo And Billy Davis Jr. On Song Travels

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Ron Sexsmith's new album, Forever Endeavour, comes out Feb. 5. Michael D'Amico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ron Sexsmith: At Midlife, A Songwriter Ponders Mortality

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Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite's new collaborative album is titled Get Up! Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite Get Muddy

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Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace. Not pictured from the band: Nigel Godrich, Flea, Mauro Refosco and Joey Waronker. Eliot Lee Hazel hide caption

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Listen: Thom Yorke on 'Amok'

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Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn relied on each other to shape their very different musical careers. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Meet The Musical Mendelssohns: Felix And Fanny

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