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‘A Pocketful Of Blues’: Charles Lloyd On ‘Passin’ Thru’

The saxophonist, one of jazz’s enlightened elders, reflects in an interview on his latest album with his New ...

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Songs We Love: Lizz Wright, ‘Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You’

Wright tells NPR that this Nina Simone song is “literally the statement of belonging and affection.” A full ...

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‘Graceland’ Guitarist And Arranger Ray Phiri Dies, Age 70

The South African guitarist and vocalist was best known in the U.S. for his collaboration with Paul Simon ...

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Sandy Stewart And Bill Charlap On Piano Jazz

Hear the cabaret singer and her pianist son bring a rare combination of swing and sophistication to a ...

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