Steve Korn/Courtesy of the artists

The late, distinctively melodic jazz trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler was quietly influential to generations of musicians. From the Pacific Northwest, two acolytes reimagine his catalog.

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Shawn Brackbill/Courtesy of the artist

On the dizzying title track from her career-making new album, Torres sings of flailing against confinement like a talented but rebellious teen while the track rises and falls like a pubescent mood.

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Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

Hear a live set by the seven-time CMA Musician Of The Year, who's written many country hits.

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KCRW's Jason Bentley spins the latest music from Rob Garza, ODESZA, Kygo and more in this EDM mix.

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A.J. Wilhelm for NPR

"It nails Tex-Mex perfectly," she says of Mi Madres in Austin, making everyone think about breakfast tacos right now.

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