Billy Taylor performs at the Peacock Alley nightclub in St. Louis in 1974. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz musicians striking out on their own. From left, Sam Newsome (photographer credit: Takashi Kubo), Matthew Shipp (photographer credit: Lena Adasheva) and Theo Bleckmann (photographer credit: Susie Knoll/München). Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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