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circa 1955: Studio portrait of Trinidadian-born jazz pianist and vocalist Hazel Scott, wearing a black dress with thin sheer panels, leaning against a white piano. Scott trained at the Julliard School. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Mary Stallings performs with Emmet Cohen Trio at Dizzy's Club in December 2021. Left to right: Emmet Cohen, Russell Hall, Stallings, Joe Farnsworth Gabriela Gabrielaa hide caption

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Gabriela Gabrielaa

Portrait of American jazz musician, composer and band leader Jackie McLean, Hartford, Conn., 1979. Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz singer Sheila Jordan, then 84, performs at the 21st annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in New York City's Tompkins Square Park on Aug. 25, 2013. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images hide caption

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Youngbloods 2023 brass, from left to right: Giveton Gelin, Kalia Vandever, Summer Camargo Graphics: Jackie Lay for NPR hide caption

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Graphics: Jackie Lay for NPR

Jazz Night in America celebrates the centennial of influential pianist Elmo Hope. Hear selections from his rare discography, pictured above. Collage by NPR hide caption

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Collage by NPR

Clockwise from top left: Chick & Armando Corea; Madison & Bobby McFerrin; Luis & Catherine Russell; Benny & Bert Green; Cory Wong & father Luis and Catherine Russell © Catherine Russell Collection, all other photos courtesy of artist hide caption

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Luis and Catherine Russell © Catherine Russell Collection, all other photos courtesy of artist

2023 NEA Jazz Masters (left to right): Louis Hayes (photo by Janette Beckman), Regina Carter (photo by Jeff Dunn), Kenny Garrett (photo by Jimmy Katz), Sue Mingus (Photo courtesy Mingus Archives) National Endowment for the Arts hide caption

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National Endowment for the Arts

Terri Lyne Carrington at PDX Jazz in 2018 Mark Sheldon/PDX Jazz hide caption

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