Musicians

From country music to jazz and classical, learn more about some of America's greatest musicians.

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Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

Trace the life and groundbreaking career of the unstoppable musical icon.

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Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

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How It Feels To Be Free

The inspiring story of six trailblazing Black women entertainers.

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How It Feels To Be Free

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Michael Tilson Thomas: Where Now Is

Discover the Grammy-winning conductor, pianist and composer.

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Michael Tilson Thomas: Where Now Is

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LENNONYC

Watch the full documentary on Lennon's life in New York City during the 1970s.

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LENNONYC

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Discover the man behind the legend.

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

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Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

A father of bebop, Charlie Parker influenced generations of musicians.

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

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Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices

Trace the journey of one of America’s greatest choral music conductors.

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Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices

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Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through feminist Holly Near.

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Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

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Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

Follow the country music superstar’s journey from segregated Mississippi to Nashville.

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Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

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Itzhak

An intimate look at the extraordinary life and career of violinist Itzhak Perlman.

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Itzhak

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Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

"The Queen of Country Music” is still going strong after more than 50 years of music.

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Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

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Gladys Bentley: Drag King of the Harlem Renaissance

Gladys Bentley was a musician and drag king who was a part of the Harlem Renaissance.

Gladys Bentley: Drag King of the Harlem Renaissance