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Esperanza Spalding takes the Marketplace Quiz

Jun 3, 2016
The jazz musician tells us about her Oregon upbringing and why she was a terrible 9-to-5 employee.
Performer Esperanza Spalding speaks during 'A Celebration of Song: In Performance at the White House Student Workshop."
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Quincy Jones on Clark Terry, a godfather of jazz

Oct 2, 2014
Terry was known for integrating "The Tonight Show" Band back in 1960, and taught jazz to Miles Davis, Winton Marsalis and Quincy Jones.
Justin Kauflin and Clark Terry in "Keep on Keepin' On."
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Funding an album in a jazz-improv kind of way

May 1, 2014
Jazz musician Lauren Kinhan decided to go online to crowdsource the money for her newly released solo album.

In New Orleans, learning music by watching the feet

Feb 10, 2014
An app to helps others learn music.

Covering 'the Rainbow'

Feb 11, 2011
According to the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment of the Arts , no song better defines the 20th century than ...