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Shirley Scott

Record producer Zev Feldman (left) and John Fowler, a charter member of the Left Bank Jazz Society, meet outside the Charles Theater in downtown Baltimore. The building once hosted some of the best jazz musicians in the country. Michael Zamora/NPR hide caption

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In a Baltimore basement, a jazz detective strikes gold

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Listen Now: Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

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The Kennedy Center honors Mary Lou Williams every year with the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, which showcases today's brightest female jazz artists. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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