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The International Sweethearts of Rhythm in the 1940s. Courtesy of Rosalind Cron hide caption

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The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

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A Reunion Of Brotherly Love: Joey DeFrancesco Traces His Roots

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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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Laura Marling On World Cafe

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Miguel Zenón's Típico is on Nate Chinen's list of albums to look forward to in 2017. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From The Critic's Desk: A Preview Of 2017 In Jazz

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Bassist Christian McBride, Plying the Bottom Groove

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Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston, Texas has produced some of America's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston

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Christian McBride's 'The Movement Revisited'

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Christian McBride performs at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. earlier in 2015. Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian McBride On Ray Brown's Bass And James Brown's Appeal

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Joey Alexander, 12, recently released his debut album. Rebecca Meek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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What Does It Mean To Be A Child Prodigy In Jazz?

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John Coltrane during the recording of A Love Supreme in December 1964. Chuck Stewart/Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History hide caption

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Christian McBride On 'A Love Supreme' And Its Descendants

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Christian McBride is the host of NPR's Jazz Night In America. Anna Webber/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Everything Is Cyclical': Christian McBride Looks At 2015 In Jazz

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Christian McBride in rehearsal at the Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Kliman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center. hide caption

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They Drive At 55: The Monterey Jazz Anniversary Tour

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Christian McBride's The Movement Revisited at Walt Disney Concert Hall - 05/16/2008

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Kennedy Center Celebrates The Trumpet

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Listen Now: Horace Silver Tribute Concert

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