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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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Chick Corea, holding a freshly won Grammy in the award ceremony's press room in LA on Feb. 8, 2015. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day, in a still from The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. Takashi Seida/Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Corporation hide caption

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Andra Day On Portraying BilIie Holiday And The Enduring Strength Of 'Strange Fruit'

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Pianist Helen Sung: From Classical Outsider To The Jazz Inner Circle

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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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