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From left, trumpet player Freddie Hubbard, saxophonist Johnny Griffin, Curtis Fuller and bassist Reggie Workman, on stage at Town Hall in New York on Feb. 22, 1985. Anthony Barboza/Getty Images hide caption

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Hasaan Ibn Ali. Larry Fink/Courtesy of Omnivore Recordings hide caption

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The Lost Recordings Of Hasaan Ibn Ali Reveal A Legend Just Getting Started

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Phil Schaap in WKCR studio, 1991 John Abbott/John Abbott hide caption

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Phil Schaap's 50-Year Career: The Raconteur Raised On Jazz

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Herbie Hancock, speaking to high school students in the State Dining Room of the White House during President Obama's celebration of International Jazz Day on April 29, 2016. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Bassist and composer Marcus Miller, performing during a tribute to Miles Davis on July 13, 2011 in Montreux, France. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Henry Threadgill conducts the Society Situation Dance Band at the Very Very Threadgill festival. Shahar Azran/Courtesy of Harlem Stage hide caption

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Very Very Henry Threadgill

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Angel Bat Dawid is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist rooted in Chicago's jazz scene. Mara Arteaga/Rhizomes Films hide caption

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Play It Forward: Angel Bat Dawid Knows How To Deliver Emotion Through Song

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Omar Sosa's new album is An East African Journey. Massimo Mantovani/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Omar Sosa Takes A Journey To East Africa

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Myra Melford's Myriad Sounds

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