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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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Saxophonist Camille Thurman and bassist Endea Owens play at a Community Cookout in Jamaica, Queens on Sunday May 9, 2021 Anthony Artis /Artist hide caption

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Bassist Endea Owens Cooks Up Jazz For The Community

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Swinging The Clouds Away: Jazz Takes Over Sesame Street

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Inspired By Injustice, Wynton Marsalis Reflects On His Music

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Lil Baby performs during a Juneteenth voter registration rally on June 19, 2020 at Murphy Park Fairgrounds in Atlanta, Ga. One week earlier, he released "The Bigger Picture," a song protesting police brutality. Paras Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs 'Portraits of America: A Jazz Story.' Frank Stewart /WBGO hide caption

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Jazz And Art Take Center Stage To Form 'Portraits Of America'

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The South African Songbook: Jazz Musicians Who Stayed During Apartheid

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Wynton Marsalis' Big Band Holidays concert onstage at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of the Artists hide caption

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Jazz Night In America: A Holiday Celebration

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Edward Norton On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Arthur Moon, Overcoats, Wynton Marsalis, Thom Yorke, Ride Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Thom Yorke, Wynton Marsalis, Ride, Overcoats, More

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Gary Carr stars as Charles "Buddy" Bolden in the jazz biopic Bolden: Where The Music Began, in theaters Friday. Fred Norris/Courtesy of King Bolden LLC hide caption

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Wynton Marsalis Imagines Buddy Bolden's Jazz On-Screen: 'He Was Bringing Fire'

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Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra perform new arrangements of holiday classics in New York City. Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings In The Holidays

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Wynton Marsalis onstage in New York in April 2016. His new violin concerto made its East Coast debut with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center last week. Andrew Toth/Getty Images hide caption

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The Transatlantic Collaboration Behind Wynton Marsalis' New Violin Concerto

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Dance Like Animals In Wynton Marsalis' 'Spaces'

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06We Three Kings [Live]

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    Song
    We Three Kings [Live]
    Album
    Big Band Holidays
    Artist
    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra/Wynton Marsalis
    Label
    Relativity Entertainment
    Released
    2015

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Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis' version of "We Three Kings" goes on Christian McBride's holiday playlist. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Brooks Brothers hide caption

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Christian McBride's Christmas Jazz Playlist

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Wynton Marsalis Group In Concert

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