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November 29, 2015 | NPR · The composer and arranger spent the bulk of his career in service to the Duke Ellington Orchestra. He wrote some of the most popular songs of the 20th century — without ever hiding who he was.
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November 29, 2015 | WFIU · Though overshadowed during his own lifetime by his employer, Duke Ellington, the composer-arranger wrote more than 1,000 pieces. Here are takes on his most famous tunes.
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November 20, 2015 | NPR · The singer joined Piano Jazz in 2002, the year she released her successful album Verse.

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November 29, 2015 | NPR · Protesters gathered on the eve of a global conference on climate change. About 200 activists defied a ban on mass demonstrations and they were met by riot police.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · The storm dumped freezing rain from Texas all the way to Iowa. Authorities in Kansas reported several deaths due to car accidents and flooding claimed three lives in Texas.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · Robert Dear lived off the grid and the those who knew him described a troubled man who preferred solitude. Police say Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood center, killing three and wounding nine.
November 29, 2015 | NPR · "Not Without My Daughter" told the story of an American mother and daughter fleeing Iran. Now that young girl is telling her own story in her memoir, "My Name is Mahtob."
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