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A big band from Brazil has developed a unique, jazz-influenced take on a holiday tradition. Maestro Spok and his 17-piece crew present an adventurous program at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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Singer and guitarist Barbara Lynn is well-known for her classic late '60s soul music sound. Back then, she toured with James Brown and Otis Redding, and appeared on American Bandstand. Now, Atlantic Records has reissued her third album on vinyl.

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Cheryl Corley

While the Nazis may have used the children's opera Brundibár as a propaganda tool, it also was a symbol of hope for the children who performed it. It is now a way to remember profound loss.

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Herman Fusilier, the host of The Zydeco Stomp, has made zydeco music his life.

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The son of the "King of Zydeco" took over the Red Hot Louisiana Band after his father passed away. Hear the band's fiery set from the XPoNential Music Festival.

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