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This year, we bade farewell to avant-garde pioneer Muhal Richard Abrams. Michael Hoefner/Wikipedia hide caption

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Michael Hoefner/Wikipedia

'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2017

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Johnny Mercer. William L. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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Jazz in Song: The Words

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Jon Hendricks gives a clinic on vocalese at the 2007 Art of Jazz Festival. Smaku via Flickr hide caption

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Jon Hendricks: The Father Of Vocalese At 90

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