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Three Miles Ahead

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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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Jacob Collier's multi-tracked YouTube covers, recorded and filmed in his room, showed musical sophistication and adventurousness. On his debut album, In My Room, he brings the same qualities to original songs. Retts Wood/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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    Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest
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    Bill Evans
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    Resonance
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    2016

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

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A Remembrance For Chicago's Jazz Record Mart

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What Does Genius Look Like?

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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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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    2015

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