Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston, Texas has produced some of America's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston

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The Bill Evans Trio (Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette and Bill Evans) in 1968. Giuseppe Pino/Courtesy of Resonance Records hide caption

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21You're Gonna Hear From Me [Alternate Take] [Alternate Take]

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    Bill Evans
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    2016

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Henry Threadgill calls his Pulitzer-winning piece, In for a Penny, In for a Pound, "an epic." John Rogers/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Henry Threadgill Zooid, 'In For A Penny, In For A Pound (Opening)'

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Owner Bob Koester at the Jazz Record Mart in Chicago, which closed last month. Sue Koester/Delmark Records hide caption

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A Remembrance For Chicago's Jazz Record Mart

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Don Cheadle stars as Miles Davis in the film Miles Ahead, which he also wrote, produced and directed. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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What Does Genius Look Like?

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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Audra McDonald in rehearsal for the upcoming musical Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed. Devin Alberda/Rinaldi PR hide caption

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The Musical That Ushered In The Jazz Age Gets Its Own Musical

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Esperanza Spalding's genre-bending new album, Emily's D+Evolution, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

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Marcus Roberts' Race for the White House is a set of jazz compositions inspired by presidential candidates Trump, Carson, Clinton and Sanders. /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

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06We Three Kings [Live]

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    Big Band Holidays
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    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra/Wynton Marsalis
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09Okonkole y Trompa

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Bass iconoclast Jaco Pastorius (seen here in 1986) is the subject of a new documentary produced by Metallica's Robert Trujillo. Claus Eckert/Sony Legacy hide caption

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Metallica's Robert Trujillo On His Hero, Jaco Pastorius

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Robin Eubanks' new album, More Than Meets The Ear, is out now. Walt Denson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hendrix On A Horn: The World Of Robin Eubanks

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