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Take Five: A Weekly Jazz Sampler

The late saxophonist Fred Anderson recorded for Thrill Jockey with drummer Hamid Drake. Jim Newberry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jim Newberry/Courtesy of the artist

For his debut album, drummer Henry Cole put together a band united under the umbrella of Afrobeat. Marisol Diaz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marisol Diaz/Courtesy of the artist

Clarinet and saxophone player Paquito D'Rivera wore a James Moody T-shirt during a recent recording session in Brazil. Jorge Rosenberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jorge Rosenberg/Courtesy of the artist

The band led by drummer Art Blakey (center) groomed more than 150 alumni members, including saxophonist Wayne Shorter and trumpeter Lee Morgan. Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images

Meklit Hadero is based in the San Francisco Bay area, a two-hour drive north of Monterey. Rus Anson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rus Anson/Courtesy of the artist

The quartet Garage a Trois. Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist

Jack DeJohnette will perform at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival — just a few days before he turns 70. Chris Griffith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chris Griffith/Courtesy of the artist

Wayne Shorter's 2003 album Alegria finds the saxophonist and composer matching his quartet with orchestral textures. Thomas Dorn/Verve Records hide caption

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