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Soul singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in 1964. Michael Ochs Archives/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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In Memoriam 2018: The Musicians We Lost

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Grammy-winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove passed away at age 49. Courtesy of The Roy Hargrove Estate hide caption

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'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2018

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South African legend Miriam Makeba performing at Zaire 74. The performances of the African artists on the 1974 music festival's lineup have been unearthed for a new live album. Courtesy of Stewart Levine hide caption

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Before The Rumble In The Jungle, Music Rang Out At Zaire 74

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Jonas Gwangwa with Hugh Masekela and Kippie Moeketsi. Halim's Photographic Service, Cape Town BAHA/Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online hide caption

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A South African Great, Playing 'To Get Well'

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The African Jazz Pioneers kick it, South Africa style. Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich; photos: Intuition Records, iStock. hide caption

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Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich; photos: Intuition Records, iStock.

The Saxophone Colossus (that's Sonny Rollins at left) played on The Rolling Stones' "Waiting on a Friend." Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich/Photos: Rick Diamond/Getty Images, Miguel Palacios/Cover. hide caption

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Hugh Masekela in-studio on World Cafe - 07/01/2005

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