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George Gershwin, photographed in his 72nd Street apartment in New York in 1934. His Rhapsody in Blue premiered 100 years ago on Feb. 12, 1924. PhotoQuest / Contributor/Getty Images hide caption

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'Rhapsody in Blue': After a century, Gershwin's musical melting pot still resonates

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Béla Fleck and Edmar Castañeda perform at St. John's Cathedral in Knoxville, Tenn., as part of the 2019 Big Ears Festival. NPR hide caption

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn perform bluegrass and Mandarin folk music for Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Mountain Stage

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Chick Corea and Bela Fleck's new album, Two, is out now. C. TAYLOR CROTHERS/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chick Corea And Béla Fleck On The Joys (And Challenges) Of Collaborating

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Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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Nels Cline and Julian Lage's new collaborative album is called Room. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Art As Conversation

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album, their first as a duo, is out Oct. 7. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Monsters Of Banjo

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"It was part of a beautiful, long story," Dee Dee Bridgewater says of hosting JazzSet. "It has been a highlight of my career." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The JazzSet Finale

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn's new self-titled album comes out Oct. 7. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Caleb Burhans debut album as a composer is called Evensong. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Banjos, Bartók And La Belle Époque: New Classical Albums

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Listen: Bela Fleck On Piano Jazz

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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L-R: Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer And Zakir Hussain On Mountain Stage

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