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

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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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Wynton Marsalis leads the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra. Frank Stewart/Jazz At Lincoln Center hide caption

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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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'We Three Kings'

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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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