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Emmet Cohen performs in the final round of the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, where he placed third. The 2012 competition takes place this weekend. Brendan Hoffman/WireImage hide caption

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The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

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Pianist Kris Bowers performs in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. He was later named the winner. Brendan Hoffman/WireImage hide caption

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Last year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation put the Coltrane Home on a list of the 11 most endangered historic sites in the United States. Now, a group of fans and family has set out to restore it. Courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation hide caption

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Making A Home For John Coltrane's Legacy

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Looking For Lady Day's Resting Place? Detour Ahead

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