Jazz 'News & Notes' takes an in-depth look at the evolution, the sound, and the future of jazz music with profiles, feature reports and roundtable conversations.

Talented But Overlooked Jazz Artists

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Jazz Singer Nnenna Freelon Shares Influences

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Understanding Women's Influence On Jazz

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Exploring Jazz Music Overseas

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Inside Jazz Hot Spots Around the Nation

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A Jazz Journey From Its New Orleans Birthplace

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The Intersection of Jazz and Social Protest

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Inside the Culture of Jazz

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What Is Jazz?

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Jeff Goldblum's new album with his jazz group, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, is called The Capitol Studios Sessions. Pari Dukovic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jeff Goldblum The Jazz Artist? Life, Uh, Finds A Way

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Chick Corea: Back In Boston

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Jazz musician Wayne Shorter performs on the stage of the 51st edition of "Jazz a Juan" a Jazz music festival on July 15, 2011 in Juan-les-Pins, Antibes. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Coltrane (right) with McCoy Tyner at New Jersey's Van Gelder studios in 1963, one day after the session that would become the newly unveiled Both Directions at Once. Joe Alper /Joe Alper Photo Collection LLC hide caption

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Saxophonist Coleman Hawkins and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in concert with the Cannonball Adderley Quintet in November 1960. Express/Getty Images hide caption

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What Makes A Jazz Standard?

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This 1996 episode of Piano Jazz features jazz pianist Don Friedman. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Don Friedman On Piano Jazz

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