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Colors are multifaceted. They can describe a wavelength of reflected light or reflect an organic item's flavor. Colors can also be descriptors of mood. One can be red with anger, green with envy, or yellow with cowardice. In the case of purple or violet, historically this color connotes royalty. In this hour, we will explore what jazz musicians have expressed when tasked with the color purple or its cousin, violet.
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