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This year, we bade farewell to avant-garde pioneer Muhal Richard Abrams. Michael Hoefner/Wikipedia hide caption

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'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2017

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The late pianist and composer Muhal Richard Abrams, performing at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York in 2004. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images hide caption

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Muhal Richard Abrams, A Sweepingly Influential Jazz Artist, Has Died At Age 87

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