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Alice Coltrane, widow of jazz great John Coltrane, playing the piano in her California home, in front of a portrait of her late husband. Despite having practiced music since a very early age, Alice Coltrane's work only somewhat recently began to be recognized. J.Emilio Flores/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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John Coltrane performs with drummer Elvin Jones and saxophonist Eric Dolphy in 1961. Impulse! Records is set to release the "lost" Coltrane album Blue World on Sept. 27. Bill Wagg/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Not All 'Lost' Jazz Albums Are Created Equal

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Miles Davis performing at Newport Jazz Festival in 1969. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Looking Back On 'Bitches Brew': The Year Miles Davis Plugged Jazz In

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Freedom Jazz Dance: The Bootleg Series Vol. 5 provides listeners rare access to the Miles Davis Quintet's creative process. Veryl Oakland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grab A Seat In The Studio With The Miles Davis Quintet

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Don Cheadle stars as Miles Davis in the film Miles Ahead, which he also wrote, produced and directed. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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What Does Genius Look Like?

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Miles Davis during a studio recording session, October 1959. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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Mozart is great for babies, but what about Miles Davis? [Note: This child does not belong to Robin Hilton.] Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Songs +1: What's The First Song A Newborn Should Hear?

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All Songs Rewind: The Best Opening Tracks

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Miles Davis poses at the side of stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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08Gingerbread Boy

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    Gingerbread Boy
    Album
    Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4
    Artist
    Miles Davis
    Label
    Columbia/Legacy
    Released
    2015

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Herbie Hancock's new memoir is titled Possibilities. Jessica Hancock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Herbie Hancock: 'On A Path To Find My Own Answer'

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