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Jazz Singer Nnenna Freelon Shares Influences

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The Intersection of Jazz and Social Protest

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Inside the Culture of Jazz

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Ron Carter at 85: tracks and stories from the life of a record-setting bassist

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Stanley Clarke – The Virtuoso Bass Doubler is now an NEA Jazz Master

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Jabali, Drummer Billy Hart – Master Teacher, Forever Student, and NEA Jazz Master

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Cassandra Wilson: Subtle singer, subversive songwriter and 2022 NEA Jazz Master

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Shirley Horn: The queen of silence and anticipation

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The gospel according to Damien Sneed

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Crate Digging: McCoy Tyner's never-before-heard set at the Village Vanguard

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