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The Lost Recordings Of Hasaan Ibn Ali Reveal A Legend Just Getting Started

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Carsie Blanton's Open-Hearted Protest Album Is Equal Parts 'Love & Rage'

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Tribute Album 'Law Years' Captures Ornette Coleman's Happy Bounce

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Newly Unearthed 1965 Album Represents Hasaan Ibn Ali's Posthumous Vindication

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Erwin Helfer Helps 'Celebrate The Journey' With The Chicago Boogie Ensemble

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Elizabeth King's Gospel Sound Transports Believers And Non-Believers Alike

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'Couch By Couchwest': Standouts Of SXSW's All-Digital Music Festival

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Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen's voice has been called one-in-a-million. James Hole /Decca Records hide caption

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From Norway With Horsepower: Soprano Lise Davidsen Is Conquering Opera

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Across Haram, an Islamic term meaning "forbidden," the rappers billy woods and ELUCID dissect all things taboo, and how, ultimately, those commodities are still ubiquitous across cultures. Alexander Richter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pharoah Sanders and Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) in the studio making Promises. Eric Welles-Nyström/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even after brutal reviews for the short-lived Anyone Can Whistle, Stephen Sondheim continued to create provocative and form-shattering musicals. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cult-Classic Sondheim Flop Gets An Essential New Recording

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Benoit Delbecq's 'Weight Of Light' Shows How Mysterious Prepared Piano Can Sound

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Julien Baker Chronicles Her Own Path To Redemption On 'Little Oblivions'

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