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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2006 file photo, Jazz legend Buddy Defranco, left, shares a laugh with fellow jazz legend Freddie Hubbard during the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Awards Concert where they were honored, in New York.  The renowned jazz clarinetist DeFranco has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. DeFranco, recognized repeatedly as the world's top jazz clarinetist, had been in declining health in recent years, his wife, Joyce DeFranco, said. (AP Photo/Jennifer Szymaszek, File)

Jazz great Buddy DeFranco dies at 91

Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, who led the way on his instrument in the transition between the swing and bebop eras, has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday.

FILE - In this Friday, June 18, 2004 file photo,  Jazz legend Jimmy Scott poses for a portrait at his home in Euclid, Ohio.  Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated "All the Way,"died on Friday, June 13, 2014. He was 88. (AP Photo/Jamie-Andrea Yanak)

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies at 88

Jimmy Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated album "All the Way," has died. He was 88.

New Orleans Jazz Fest for beginners

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a non-stop party of amazing music, food and crafts. But for the uninitiated, it can be overwhelming.  Here are some experts tips to get th...