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Tank and the Bangas won this year's Tiny Desk Contest. Gus Bennett Jr./Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Meet Tank And The Bangas, Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

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Randy Weston's latest album, The African Nubian Suite, continues a 60-year-commitment to bridging cultures through music. Ariane Smolderen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even As A Musical Ambassador For The U.S., Randy Weston Has Always Played For Africa

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Introducing The Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

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Foxygen is Sam France (left) and Jonathan Rado; the duo's latest album is called Hang. Cara Robbins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Its Latest Album, Foxygen Keeps A California State Of Mind

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Ibibio Sound Machine Blends Nigerian Pop And British Electronica

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Curtis McMurtry's New Album Can Make You Feel Like You're Eavesdropping

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Trumpeter Lee Morgan and wife Helen in 1970. The couple's tragic story is the subject of the documentary I Called Him Morgan, directed by Kasper Collin. Kasper Collin Produktion AB/Courtesy of the Afro-American Newspaper Archives and Research Center hide caption

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Jazz On Film And The Problem Of The Mad Creative Genius

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La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz on set with star Ryan Gosling. Lionsgate hide caption

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'La La Land' Composer Justin Hurwitz On World Cafe

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With more than 50 million records sold worldwide, Zucchero has become one of the biggest pop stars in Italy. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Moment With Zucchero, Italian Pop Star And Amateur Linguist

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"Don't do it for the applause or anything else," Beth Hart advises other artists. "Just do it because you love it." Mona Nordøy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beth Hart's Advice To Fellow Musicians: 'We Have The Right To Say No'

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Ron Trent (pictured) and Chez Damier's new box set, Prescription: Word, Sound & Power, is out now. Bernie Van Vlijmen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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History

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Windy City is Alison Krauss' first solo album in 18 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alison Krauss And Buddy Cannon On The Working Relationship Behind 'Windy City'

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Pegi Young's New Album Is Emotionally 'Raw'

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Oddisee's latest album is called The Iceberg. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Oddisee's 'The Iceberg' Has A Trove Of Stories Beneath Its Surface

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World Cafe Nashville: Alison Krauss

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