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The Necks' Latest Composition 'Body' Clocks In At Over 56 Minutes

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Pat Metheny On Piano Jazz

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Michel Camilo On Piano Jazz

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Wayne Shorter, photographed in 2014. The famed saxophonist's ambitious new project, Emanon -- encompassing three discs of interweaving jazz explorations and orchestral arrangements, with an accompanying graphic novel — was released Sep. 14, 2018. NurPhoto/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline Reclaims Mood Music In The City Of Brotherly Love

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Eileen Farrell On Piano Jazz

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Esperanza Spalding performs at the 2011 Montreux Jazz festival in Switzerland. Photo Illustration: A163/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Camille Thurman performs onstage during the Jazz at Lincoln Center 2017 Gala in New York City. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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Camille Thurman Is A Rare Jazz Double Threat

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Nashville: Not Just A Country Scene But A Place To Go For Jazz

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Stefon Harris On Piano Jazz

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More Than Keeping Time: A Melodic Drumming Demo

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Jess Stacy On Piano Jazz

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Diana Krall and Tony Bennett released the song "Fascinating Rhythm" ahead of their upcoming album. Mark Seliger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen to Diana Krall and Tony Bennett's "Fascinating Rhythm"

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Polish jazz trumpet player and composer Tomasz Stanko, performing in Kielce, Poland in 2016. Stanko died Sunday at age 76. Agencja Gazeta/Pawel Malecki/Reuters hide caption

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