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Tom Schnabel shines a spotlight on a few women in jazz now who are playing exceptional music on instruments once reserved for male jazz musicians.

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Malian blues, Cuban son, Cape Verdean funaná, plus the latest jazz sides and crossover classical.

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Since its founding 50 years ago, ECM Records has produced the best in jazz and contemporary classical music.

Iconic ECM Records Celebrates 50 Years

Since its founding 50 years ago, ECM Records has produced the best in jazz and contemporary classical music.

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Featuring fado and flamenco, Indian and Western classical, plus jazz guitar wizards and a powerful Congolese/French singer.

Rhythm Planet concert picks for November - from Santa Monica to DTLA

Featuring fado and flamenco, Indian and Western classical, plus jazz guitar wizards and a powerful Congolese/French singer.

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On a rediscovered Coltrane recording, the artist covered his earlier classics with a new stylistic and contemporary stamp.

Hear the rediscovered John Coltrane recording 'Blue World'

On a rediscovered Coltrane recording, the artist covered his earlier classics with a new stylistic and contemporary stamp.

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This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

Rhythm Planet’s October Jukebox

This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

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Unheard for 34 years, the new live album captures the magic of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s stunning and landmark performance at WOMAD in 1985.

New Album Spotlight: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Live at WOMAD 1985

Unheard for 34 years, the new live album captures the magic of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s stunning and landmark performance at WOMAD in 1985.

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A packed October calendar features both veteran virtuosos and fresh new faces in world, jazz, and more.

Rhythm Planet’s October Concert Picks from Tinariwen to Pharoah Sanders

A packed October calendar features both veteran virtuosos and fresh new faces in world, jazz, and more.

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This week’s music mix ushers in the fall season with songs from France, Lebanon, Jamaica, Estonia, Pakistan, Niger, Brazil, and more.

Rhythm Planet's Autumn Serenade

This week’s music mix ushers in the fall season with songs from France, Lebanon, Jamaica, Estonia, Pakistan, Niger, Brazil, and more.

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Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.

Rhythm Planet’s Rainforest Playlist

Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.

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Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.

Ahmad Jamal’s New Solo Album “Ballades”

Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.

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SoCal venues are back in full swing with a packed calendar this month.

Rhythm Planet September concert picks from classical music at the Bowl to reggae at the Pier

SoCal venues are back in full swing with a packed calendar this month.

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Benny  Moré is the most famous Cuban singer in the world. His songs are etched into the minds and souls of those who have loved and danced to his immortal music.

Celebrating the Centennial of Benny Moré

Benny  Moré is the most famous Cuban singer in the world. His songs are etched into the minds and souls of those who have loved and danced to his immortal music.

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Tom Schnabel's Trance Planet compilations focused on a more meditative approach to world music. Listen to a selection of these beautiful, entrancing songs.

Tom Schnabel curates a meditative world music mix

Tom Schnabel's Trance Planet compilations focused on a more meditative approach to world music. Listen to a selection of these beautiful, entrancing songs.

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An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.

Listen to Tom Schnabel's globetrotting World Grooves playlist

An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.

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I love ECM’s new posthumous album by pianist  Paul Bley  titled  When Will the Blues Leave , featuring bassist  Gary Peacock  and drummer  Paul Motian .

New Album Spotlight: Paul Bley’s "When Will the Blues Leave"

I love ECM’s new posthumous album by pianist Paul Bley  titled When Will the Blues Leave , featuring bassist Gary Peacock  and drummer Paul Motian .

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The Rhythm Planet August concert  picks include an Indian tabla festival, Brazilian greats Ivans Lins and Guinga, Colombian cumbia, post-modern South African music, and more.

Rhythm Planet's August Concert Picks feat. Brazilian and South African sounds

The Rhythm Planet August concert  picks include an Indian tabla festival, Brazilian greats Ivans Lins and Guinga, Colombian cumbia, post-modern South African music, and more.

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Brazilian artists often sing songs in praise of the musical heroes who paved the way for them. This week’s playlist honors a compendium of musical immortals that go back to Brazil’s…

Brazilian Songs of Praise

Brazilian artists often sing songs in praise of the musical heroes who paved the way for them. This week’s playlist honors a compendium of musical immortals that go back to Brazil’s…

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Over the past fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, many musicians have found inspiration in the historic moment and responded in song.

Celebrating Apollo 11's moon landing through music

Over the past fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, many musicians have found inspiration in the historic moment and responded in song.

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Rhythm Planet's summer mix with  new releases in jazz, classical, and world music, plus a few reissues and   evergreens.

Stream Rhythm Planet's summer mix feat. globetrotting sunny sounds

Rhythm Planet's summer mix with  new releases in jazz, classical, and world music, plus a few reissues and evergreens.

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