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WRTI is your home for all things jazz, and you’ve spent a lot of time with us over the last year. You've told us the music is soothing, uplifting, and your connection to the outside world. At a time when everything has screeched to a halt, jazz has persisted, and WRTI continues to bring it to you.

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We salute the many artists who released recordings in a year when music never mattered more. Our hosts and content producers have shared a favorite classical and jazz album from 2020, and a specific track from each one. Enjoy!