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Social Music In An Age Of Social Distancing

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Released Decades Later: 'The Lost Berlin Tapes' By Ella Fitzgerald

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Artemis Brings Together An International, Inter-Generational Band Of Women

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Archbishop Franzo King who, with his wife Marina, co-founded the St. John Will-I-Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church, in a portrait shot in Jan. 2020. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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Five Decades On, An Eclectic Church Preaches The Message Of John Coltrane

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Doug Carn, left, with his wife, Jean Carn, in a detail from the cover of their album Spirit of the New Land, released on Black Jazz Records in 1972. Courtesy of Real Gone Music hide caption

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Bobby McFerrin, Dorthaan Kirk, Roscoe Mitchell and Reggie Workman. Carol Friedman, David Tallacksen, Richard Kohler, Ken Weiss /NEA hide caption

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Meet the NEA Jazz Masters, Class of 2020

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Stanley Crouch, photographed during The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music's Beacon Awards Gala on Feb. 27, 2006 in New York. Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Image hide caption

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Every now and again, a young jazz musician turns up out of nowhere to take the whole scene by surprise, and then by storm. That's exactly what we're seeing right now from Micah Thomas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Micah Thomas Is A Jazz Pianist With A Lot Of Runway

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