The late Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, in a portrait taken at her home in California in 2004. J.Emilio Flores/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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By Any Name, Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda Was A Force

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"This instrument right here, born in Africa, but then made in America and then altered by white America — that's the story of so much of our music," Rhiannon Giddens says of the banjo. John Peets/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rhiannon Giddens Speaks For The Silenced

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The Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs Silent Voices, a multi-composer work that addresses social concerns articulated by the young singers themselves. Julienne Schaer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In The Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Teens Speak Up By Singing Out

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Charlie Worsham's new album, Beginning Of Things, is out now. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Charlie Worsham Wants To Tell You The Truth

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"[Jonathan Demme] was sensitive to the fact that each musician had as much excitement to bring to the screen as to the music," Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth write of the director's Stop Making Sense. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns/Getty hide caption

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