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One Musician's Expansive Definition of 'Instrument'

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One Musician's Expansive Definition of 'Instrument'

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One Musician's Expansive Definition of 'Instrument'

One Musician's Expansive Definition of 'Instrument'

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Brazilian artist Hermeto Pascoal is famous for his ability to play anything: frying pans, plates, even a tea kettle. But the 68-year-old musician, who is currently on a U.S. tour, has gained the respect of many American jazz musicians. NPR's Martin Kaste profiles Pascoal.