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Maria Schneider (center) whose album Data Lords was one of 2020's most acclaimed jazz albums, performs with her orchestra at the New York City club Jazz Standard, where the group had an 16-year annual Thanksgiving week performance that was interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Gulnara Khamatova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jon Batiste performs an intimate set in New York City. Becky Harlan/WBGO hide caption

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The Evolution Of Jon Batiste, Music Consultant Of Pixar's 'Soul'

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Jazz Musicians Discover New Possibilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Jazz Night In America's 2020 In Memoriam program includes Jimmy Heath, Lee Konitz, CÃ ndido Camero, Tony Allen, Annie Ross, Freddy Cole, Gary Peacock, Henry Grimes, Wallace Roney and McCoy Tyner. Bernard Benant, Jonathan Chimene/WBGO, David Kaufman, Tom Pich hide caption

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In Memoriam: Jazz Night Radio Remembers 10 Musicians Who Altered The Shape Of Jazz

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Rapper Juicy J. His latest solo release, The Hustle Continues, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 27. Edgar Daniel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On Nov. 27

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Bree Runway. Her debut mixtape, 2000AND4EVA, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Nov. 6. Lucero Glow/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Nov. 6

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The rapper, actor and activist Common. His latest project, A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 1, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Oct. 30. Durimel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On Oct. 30

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The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra featuring bassists Cachao, Andy González, and Charnett Moffett. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Crate Digging With Christian McBride: The History Of Latin Bass

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Swinging The Clouds Away: Jazz Takes Over Sesame Street

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BLACKPINK. The K-pop group's first Korean-language full-length, simply called The Album, is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best new records out on Oct. 2. YG Entertainment hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Oct. 2

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Alicia Keys. Her new, self-titled album tops our shortlist of the best new albums out on Sept. 18. Milan Zirnic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On Sept. 18

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Rita Indiana released one of our favorite albums this week. Noelie Quintero/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out Sept. 11

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Bird Lives! A Charlie Parker Centennial, With Strings Attached

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