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Country legend Jerry Jeff Walker poses backstage at a country music festival in 2009. Walker, best known for his hit "Mr. Bojangles," died Friday after complications from throat cancer. He was 78. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Masked pedestrians enjoy Central Park earlier this year. The New York destination now has a site-specific soundtrack courtesy of composer Ellen Reid's Soundwalk app. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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Central Park Is Alive With The Sound Of Music, Thanks To A Site-Specific App

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Latinidad In The News

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From left, Ron Adea (keyboards), Rawan Tuffaha (vocals) and Jackson D. Begley (guitar) perform during a virtual media appearance on Tue, Oct. 6, 2020 at Metalworks Studios in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Edelman Canada hide caption

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Toronto's ASD Band Looks To Raise Autism Awareness By Example

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Over the past week, users of TikTok began absorbing, in a "challenge," one artist's musical investigation into the realities of living through a degenerative neurological disorder. @kadanharne and @quinfinity/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Jason Flom is the CEO of Lava Records, a board member of The Innocence Project and host of the podcast Wrongful Conviction. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival hide caption

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Jason Flom, The Music Executive With An Ear For Injustice

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Social Music In An Age Of Social Distancing

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Clint Mansell is the Grammy-nominated composer whose work on Requiem for a Dream jumpstarted a prolific and distinctive score career. Mike Palmer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Requiem For A Theme: Film Composer Clint Mansell On The Sound Of Sadness

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Before recording Cuttin' Grass Vol. 1, Sturgill Simpson (seated at center with guitar) assembled an all-star crew of bluegrass players to help him reimagine songs selected from across his own acclaimed — and genre-defying — albums. Semi Song/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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