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Mike Reed: The World That I'm In

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In 2009, drummer Mike Reed had a close encounter with a racist mob while on tour in Europe. He turned the experience into art with Flesh & Bone.

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Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista

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The Brazilian percussionist lives by the philosophy of "cultural cannibalism" — eating, digesting and regurgitating culture and information to create experimental music.

Joshua Redman on saxophone, Scott Colley on bass, Brian Blade on drums and Ron Miles on cornet perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Lawrence Sumulong/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Still Dreaming: Joshua Redman's Tribute To A Tribute

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The saxophonist opens up about the legacy of his father, Dewey Redman, and performs with Still Dreaming — his own nod to the quartet his dad once helped convene as an homage to Ornette Coleman.

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A Jazz Fact Check Of 'La La Land'

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There are many takes about what La La Land gets right or wrong about jazz. This episode explores how the tension between illusion and disillusion plays out among real musicians in Los Angeles.

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Video: Housing Costs Push Musicians Out Of New Orleans

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Jazz vocalist John Boutté feels he can no longer afford to live in his hometown of New Orleans. He's not alone.

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The Legacy Of The Benny Goodman Quartet

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The small group that made a bespectacled white clarinetist a star happened to be of jazz's first racially integrated bands. Wendell Pierce and four young clarinetists tell the story live on stage.