Pianist Garrick Ohlsson has finally recorded the notorious "Rach 3," Sergei Rachmaninov's extremely tricky Piano Concerto No. 3. Wojciech Grzedzinski hide caption

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Garrick Ohlsson: In Pursuit Of A Warhorse

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Leonard Cohen's 'Old Ideas' Inspire Confidence

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Jimmy Owens mostly dresses Monk's tunes for uptown wear — Monk the Harlem jam session swinger. Stephanie Myers hide caption

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Jimmy Owens Navigates Monk's 'Brilliant Corners'

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Long Live The Smiths' 'Complete Works'

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It's got a vintage feel, but Zeus' "Are You Gonna Waste My Time" is miles away from seeming tired. Derek Branscombe hide caption

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'Are You Gonna Waste My Time' by Zeus

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Bhi Bhiman is a second-generation Sri Lankan-American with a flair for the blues. His new album is Bhiman. Matthew Washburn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bhi Bhiman: Penetrating Melodies, Striking Vocals

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The Men's scorching "Open Your Heart" sounds like the product of a decade's worth of thrift-store crate-digging. Kevin Faulkner hide caption

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Open Your Heart

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"Eighth Avenue" highlights Hospitality's greatest skill: offsetting serious notions with bouncy arrangements. Kyle Dean Reinford hide caption

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Eighth Avenue

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Catherine Russell plays with the simple, sultry jazz standard "Romance in the Dark" in unexpected ways. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Romance In the Dark

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Enrico Rava's "Cornettology" slyly alludes to several of Ornette Coleman's compositions without quoting them outright. Roberto Masotti hide caption

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Cornettology

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Paired with Madlib's soulful evocation of sunlight piercing through clouds, M.E.D.'s "Mystical Magic" is a distinctive slice of hip-hop. Eric Coleman hide caption

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Classic

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The Little Willies: For The Wrenching 'Good Times'

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