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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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She was the Lady in the Radiator.

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A multifaceted composer and critic.

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An exceptional jazz pianist and memoirist.

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“It will get you. You can’t keep still.”

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The hurt that makes every feeling a shade of pain.

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A visionary composer and improviser.

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A husky contralto and vivid lyricism

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Fresh and invigorating jazz

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It’s like that, y’all. And you don’t stop.

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Franklin Bruno on hip hop’s dance crew The Lockers

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Dan Reines on L.A. Dream Team’s “The Dream Team is in the House” (1985)

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Roy Christopher on Ice-T’s “The Coldest Rap” (1983)

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Colleen Werthmann on Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit” (1983)

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Cosmo Baker on Run DMC’s “Here We Go (Live at the Funhouse)” (1983/1985)

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Brian Berger on Grandmaster & Melle Mel’s “White Lines (Don’t Do It)” (1983)

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Nate Patrin on Afrika Bambaataa’s “Death Mix Live, Pt. 2” (1980/1983)

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Phil Freeman on Malcolm X with Keith LeBlanc’s “No Sell Out” (1983)

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Joshua Glenn on Wuf Ticket’s “Ya Mama” (1982)

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Alex Belth on Malcolm McLaren’s “Buffalo Gals” (1982)

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Dart Adams on The Jonzun Crew’s “Pak Jam” (1982)

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Adrienne Crew on “The Message” (1982)

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Douglas Wolk on Busy Bee’s “Cash Money” (1982)

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Oliver Wang on Grandmaster Flash’s “Wheels of Steel” (1981)

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Drew Huge on Grand Wizard Theodore’s “Soul Clapp” (1981)