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Ivo Pogorelich's new recording of Beethoven and Rachmaninoff sonatas is the pianist's first album in 21 years. Bernard Martinez/Sony Classical hide caption

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Jonathan Biss

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Sleater-Kinney performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 19, 2019. On July 1, drummer Janet Weiss announced her departure from the band after more than 20 years. Andrew Lipovsky/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Cuco's debut album, Para Mí, is out now via Interscope Records. Cameron Postforoosh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cuco Redefines The Role Of A Teen Idol With 'Para Mí'

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Thom Yorke's third solo album ANIMA represents a recalibration of his creative process. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images hide caption

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Thom Yorke Recalibrates And Digs Deeper Into His Dread Of Technology With 'ANIMA'

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The Patrice Rushen compilation Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984 revisits that formative period in Rushen's industry-spanning career. Patrice Rushen Archives/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Forget Her Nots: Patrice Rushen Compilation Captures Formative Elektra Years

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Vocalist Nella is featured on this week's exploration of Latin jazz. Sanne Gault/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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A Tour Of The Best New Latin Jazz

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Augustin Hadelich's latest album spotlights violin concertos by Johannes Brahms and György Ligeti. Patrick Long/Warner Classics hide caption

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Opposites Attract: Two Violin Concertos In The Hands Of A Master

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Composer Emile Mosseri (left) and director Joe Talbot (right) of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Ghazal Sheei/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Score Of 'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Sounds Like No Other In 2019

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Flying Lotus' fifth studio album, Flamagra, is out now. Renata Raksha/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Flying Lotus Comes Back From The Afterlife 'Flamagra'

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Professor Longhair plays at the 1971 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. John Messina/Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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Smithsonian Folkways Celebrates 50 Years Of Jazz Fest's Serendipity

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Iron & Wine's Sam Beam teams up with Calexico for Years to Burn, their first album-length collaboration since 2005. Piper Ferguson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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