Clarinetist and band leader Benny Goodman, photographed in 1959, made history as the first musician to perform jazz with an integrated band in Carnegie Hall in 1938.
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Don Cheadle plays Miles Davis in the movie Miles Ahead. Cheadle's portrayal is being hailed as capturing the "badass" swagger that made Davis a hero to generations of black men.
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Asad Ali, 63, was unemployed for four years when Pakistan clamped down on live music in 1977. He now plays the guitar for Sachal Studios Orchestraaround the globe and in his hometown, Lahore.
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