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The Spotlight Shines Bright On A Consummate Sideman's Debut

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Still 'Out To Lunch' 50 Years Later

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Vertical Scratchers: Slashed Chords, Fractured Poetry

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James Brandon Lewis' second album, Divine Travels, came out in early February. Ingrid Hertfelder/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 'Whole Gritty City,' Marching Bands Vie For Coveted Mardi Gras Spots

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Lake Street Dive: 'Portraits' Of Heartache

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Album Review: 'Sun Structures,' By Temples

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In Session: Frank Wess' 'Magic 201' Offers One Last Lesson

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Hangin' Tuff: Eric Church Takes A Chance On 'The Outsiders'

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Before He Joined Congress, A South African Janitor's Disco Past

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Too Much Of A Good Thing? Jane Ira Bloom's Beautiful Ballads

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Angélique Kidjo's 10th album, Eve, is dedicated to the women of Africa. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo Shouts Out Africa's Women With Funk And Fire

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Don't Pigeonhole Me, Bro: New Country Albums On The Borderline

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On 'Hard Working Americans,' Songs For The Ordinary Joe

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