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Cassandra Wilson at Newport Jazz Festival Jonathan Chimene hide caption

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Cassandra Wilson: Subtle singer, subversive songwriter and 2022 NEA Jazz Master

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Stanley Clarke, Donald Harrison Jr., Billy Hart and Cassandra Wilson will be honored at the 2022 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert from SFJAZZ. NPR hide caption

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Musicians in Their Own Words: Cassandra Wilson

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Cassandra Wilson's Billie Holiday tribute album is titled Coming Forth By Day. Mark Seliger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cassandra Wilson 'Couldn't Wait' To Reinvent The Billie Holiday Songbook

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Cassandra Wilson In The Studio

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Backstage at the Kennedy Center tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln, left to right: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves. Becca Pulliam/WBGO hide caption

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A Tribute To Abbey Lincoln On JazzSet

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Cassandra Wilson explores geography, as well as a lifelong relationship with the guitar, on Another Country. Marco Glaviano hide caption

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Cassandra Wilson: 'The Guitar Is My Heart'

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Don Byron released Love, Peace, and Soul with his New Gospel Quintet on Feb. 21. Till Krautkraemer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gospel Meets Jazz, With Unpredictable Results

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Cassandra Wilson On JazzSet

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Cassandra Wilson in Studio on World Cafe - 02/08/2007

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Cassandra Wilson Takes Flight on 'Thunderbird'

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Music Review: 'Glamoured' from Cassandra Wilson

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Music Review: 'Torch' from Various Artists

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