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"It's the most nauseating idea in the world: a comedian in a gown leaning against a baby grand without making a joke," Ana Gasteyer says. There are plenty of jokes (and a lot of great singing) on her new holiday album. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ana Gasteyer's 'Sugar & Booze' Is Holiday Music With 'A Modern Wink'

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The tribute album features Bonnie Raitt (pictured), Jackson Brown, Taj Mahal, Chrissie Hynde and Elivis Costello, among others. Marina Chavez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'A Tribute To Mose Allison' Celebrates The Music Of An Exciting Jazz Master

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"I was quite literally tasked with completing it," Leonard Cohen's son, Adam, says about his father's wish for him to finish this album. Kezban Özcan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'He'd Asked Me To Complete These Works': Adam Cohen On 'Thanks For The Dance'

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Cecilia Bartoli explores ideas of gender fluidity on her new album, devoted to music written for the great castrato singer Farinelli. Bartoli says that, like him, she's always transforming herself on stage. Uli Weber/Decca hide caption

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Powerful Lungs And Long-Spun Lines: Cecilia Bartoli Conjures Farinelli

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