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Fight Sound With Sound: Grateful Dead's Arena Combat

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In their new documentary Finding Vivian Maier, John Maloof and Charlie Siskel profile a reclusive photographer and her undiscovered photo archive. Vivian Maier/Courtesy of IFC Films hide caption

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New Gods is Scottish songwriter Dan Willson's second album as Withered Hand. Laura Lewis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Tuneful Conversation With A Sometimes-Distant God

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Bud Powell pioneered bebop-style improvisation on the piano. Metronome/Getty Images hide caption

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After A Painful Year, Bud Powell's Triumpant 1953 Return

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Sara Evans: Country Power Ballads With A Punch

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Box Set Illustrates Clifford Jordan's Impeccable Taste In Musicians

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Angel Olsen: A Voice Of Confounding Power

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Album Review: 'English Oceans,' By Drive-By Truckers

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Pharrell Williams: Just Exhilaratingly Happy

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Chuck Mead: Gleefully Sinister Country Serenades

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Benmont Tench has a reputation in rock as the guy you want playing on your album. You Should Be So Lucky is his solo debut. Sam Jones/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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