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John Coltrane, photographed performing at The Penthouse during a run of performances in Seattle, Wash. in 1965. A recording of one, long lost, is now being released as A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle. Chuck Stewart/Courtesy Universal Music Group hide caption

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John Coltrane's Masterpiece Breathes New Life With 'A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle'

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Trumpeter Charlie Porter and bassist John Lakey perform in May 2021. Aaron Hayman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Portland's Montavilla Jazz Brings Music To Your Front Door

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Matthew Whitaker, Gabrielle Cassava and Pedrito Martinez perform at the Exit Zero Jazz Festival. Richard Conde/Mitra I. Arthur/NPR hide caption

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On The Road Again: Musicians Return To The Stage At Exit Zero

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