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Musical Connections musicians perform with teaching artists Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Camila Meza at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in 2017. Stephanie Berger/Carnegie Hall hide caption

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Making Musical Connections At Sing Sing Prison

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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. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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How Benny Goodman Orchestrated 'The Most Important Concert In Jazz History'

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In November 2004, the Grand Ole Opry came to Carnegie Hall. Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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