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Miles and Betty Davis in color in Miles' New York westside brownstone, 1969 Baron Wolman hide caption

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Electric Miles: Behind The 'Brew'

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'The Black Messiah' And The Legacy Of Cannonball Adderley

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The Artistic Duality Of Drummer Mark Guiliana

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Good Gracious! Words Of Wisdom And Soulful Reflection From 'Sweet Papa' Lou Donaldson

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Smithsonian Folkways Celebrates 50 Years Of Jazz Fest's Serendipity

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Turtle Island Quartet Joins Cyrus Chestnut With Global Gospel Offering

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Joel Ross performs at Lantaren Venster on May 2, in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Peter Van Breukelen/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Joel Ross And His (Exceptionally) Good Vibes

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