Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington's The Mosaic Project will be released in the U.S. early next year. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Women In Jazz: Taking Back All-Female Ensembles
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Classically trained composer Guo Yong says it took him years to see the value of his Buyi minority music, such as blowing on leaves to mimic birdsong. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Master Of The Leaf: Preserving China's Music
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Jordi Savall has long been a major figure of early music. His new album focuses on the musical interchange between Spain and the New World. Getty Images hide caption

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A Common Thread: Music Of Spain And Mexico
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Swift's album release next week could be a telling moment for the music industry. Joseph Anthony Baker hide caption

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Taylor Swift Poised For One Of 2010's Biggest Sellers
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Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow: Hendrix For Kids
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