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The Evolution Of Jon Batiste, Music Consultant Of Pixar's 'Soul'

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In Soul, a middle-school band teacher makes one small misstep and ends up in The Great Before, a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Pixar hide caption

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In 'Soul,' Jon Batiste's Music Helps Bring Pixar's First Black Lead To Life

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The Evolution Of Jon Batiste

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Dr. John performs onstage during Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on Sept. 26, 2015 in Franklin, Tenn. Jason Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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'Jazz Night In America' Remembers Artists We Lost In 2019

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Jon Batiste led a star-studded cast, including Mavis Staples, through the civil rights-themed set A Change Is Gonna Come. Adam Kissick/NPR hide caption

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A Change Is Gonna Come, Live In Concert : Newport Folk 2018

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Jon Batiste performs with The Dap-Kings at the Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, Calif. on Sept. 22, 2018. Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'In The Moment, You Just Fly': Jon Batiste Lets Loose At The Piano

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Tinsel Tales 4: NPR Christmas Stories Told Through Song

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Jon Batiste carries his melodica with him pretty much all the time. "I always have it," he says. "It's kind of like my murse — a man purse." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Very Jon Batiste Christmas

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Jon Batiste In The Studio

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Jon Batiste (second from left) and the Stay Human band. Peter Lueders/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bringing Jazz On Walkabout: Jon Batiste And Stay Human

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