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Chick Corea, seen here performing in Turin, Italy, in 2018, died Feb. 9. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images for OGR hide caption

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Chick Corea, Jazz Fusion Pioneer, Has Died Of Cancer At 79

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A Fine Romance: Jazz & Valentine's Day

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe performs onstage with the Lucky Millinder Orchestra, circa 1938. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Black Roots of Rock and Roll: Part 1

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Dafnis Prieto and Carlos Rafael Rivera show Alt.Latino how they carved out paths for themselves in music that has surprised the world. Renee Klahr/NPR Illustration hide caption

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Defying Cultural Expectations: Dafnis Prieto And Carlos Rafael Rivera

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Maria Schneider (center) whose album Data Lords was one of 2020's most acclaimed jazz albums, performs with her orchestra at the New York City club Jazz Standard, where the group had an 16-year annual Thanksgiving week performance that was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Gulnara Khamatova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pedal steel player Susan Alcorn, whose album with her quintet, Pedernal, was the pick for the best album of the year by Francis Davis, who runs the annual NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll. David Lobato/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jon Batiste performs an intimate set in New York City. Becky Harlan/WBGO hide caption

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

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The Jazz Gallery All-Stars perform live from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.. Jati Lindsay hide caption

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Jati Lindsay

The Catherine Russell Trio

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