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Jazz

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The High Priest of Jazz

A profile of Thelonious Monk.

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An Argument With Instruments: On Charles Mingus

How the icon’s personal struggles with identity fed his art.

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Sonny Rollins, the Colossus

A profile of the saxophone player at 82.

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John Hammond, Jazz Promoter

A profile of the legendary producer at the beginning of his career.

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Billie Holiday

Watching the jazz singer in New York.

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The White Negro

On jazz and the hipster psychopath.

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New York Is Killing Me

A profile of the late Gil-Scott Heron.