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Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling are a long-married couple unsettled by a revelation from his past in 45 Years. Agatha A. Nitecka/IFC Films hide caption

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An Icy Chill From The Past Threatens A Steady Flame In '45 Years'

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Music Review: ' A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters,' John Coltrane

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From Hip-Hop To Country, Critic Ken Tucker Assesses The Best Of 2015

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Jazz Master Kenny Barron Dazzles As A Soloist 'At The Piano'

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John Powers' List Of Books, CDs And DVDs He Wishes He Had Reviewed In 2015

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06Whispered and Revealed

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    Whispered and Revealed
    Album
    Holiday Harmonies: Songs of Christmas
    Artist
    Essential Voices USA
    Label
    Sono Luminus
    Released
    2015

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Music Review: 'Perfectamundo,' Billy Gibbons

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Percussive Piano And Rollicking Swing Float Matthew Shipp's 'Conduct Of Jazz'

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'Youth' Is A Meditation On Life's Wonders And Complications

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Adele Returns, With A Restrained, Emotionally Controlled '25'

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