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Amazingly accessible avant-garde jazz Yimba Rudo

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Soothing soulful solo jazz guitar Frank Kohl

Soothing soulful solo jazz guitar Frank Kohl – Solitude

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Fully realized jazz beauties Dimitri K

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Intricate enchanting engaging jazz Marc Wagnon

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Vivacious vocal jazz and powerhouse piano Ada Bird Wolfe

Vivacious vocal jazz and powerhouse piano Ada Bird Wolfe – He and Me

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Exquisitely inspiring music Max Highstein

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"Not" big band jazz musical magic The 14 Jazz Orchestra

“Not” big band jazz musical magic The 14 Jazz Orchestra – Cartoon Bebop

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Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra

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Height of jazz vocal versatility Jelena Jovovic

Height of jazz vocal versatility Jelena Jovovic – Heartbeat

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