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Belated New Music From Drummer Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers Is A Gem

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HAIM Radiates Sunniness In 'Women In Music Pt. III'

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From its brash title track to a denouement that begs to be set free, Gaslighter — The Chicks' first album in 14 years — is a story of painful awakening. Betsy Whitney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire Mixes The Playful And Solemn On A New Album

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Drummer Chad Taylor Radiates Good Vibrations On 'The Daily Biological'

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The rapper Pop Smoke, whose posthumous debut album was released July 3, 2020. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pop Smoke's First And Final Album Falls Between Two Worlds

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Bob Dylan's 'Rough And Rowdy Ways' Breathes, Expands And Contracts

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Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr on Broadway in Hamilton. Like the rest of the original cast, he's available to watch at home in the film, which arrives Friday on Disney+. Disney+ hide caption

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A drawing of composer William Dawson in 1935 by Aaron Douglas. Dawson's Negro Folk Symphony, long neglected, has received a new recording. Aaron Douglas/Tuskegee University Archives hide caption

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Someone Finally Remembered William Dawson's 'Negro Folk Symphony'

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Lady Gaga And Carly Rae Jepsen, Both With Bold Albums, Make Isolation Less Lonely

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