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Video thumbnail: American Masters The two people Buddy Guy admires most as a musician

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The two people Buddy Guy admires most as a musician

Buddy Guy met John Lee Hooker and Big Mama Thornton after years of admiring their music.

The two people Buddy Guy admires most as a musician

Video thumbnail: American Masters How blues legend Buddy Guy got his hands on his first guitar

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How blues legend Buddy Guy got his hands on his first guitar

Hear Buddy Guy play the song by John Lee Hooker that made him want to learn guitar

How blues legend Buddy Guy got his hands on his first guitar

Video thumbnail: American Masters Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

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Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Dive into the career of the legendary blues guitarist.

Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away

Video thumbnail: American Masters Buddy Guy's Grammys

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Buddy Guy's Grammys

He won his first for the song "Damn Right I've Got the Blues."

Buddy Guy's Grammys

Video thumbnail: American Masters What goes through a drag ballerina's mind while dancing?

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What goes through a drag ballerina's mind while dancing?

A "Trocks" dancer describes what goes through his mind while dancing.

What goes through a drag ballerina's mind while dancing?

Video thumbnail: American Masters Watch these drag ballerinas get ready for a show

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Watch these drag ballerinas get ready for a show

Putting on makeup is about empowerment as much as it is about humor.

Watch these drag ballerinas get ready for a show

Video thumbnail: American Masters Ballerina Boys

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Ballerina Boys

Discover The Trocks. Dancing on pointe shoes, these male ballerinas mix artistry and joy.

Ballerina Boys

Video thumbnail: American Masters What was the Joy Luck Club?

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What was the Joy Luck Club?

The title of Amy Tan's famous novel was also the name of an investment club.

What was the Joy Luck Club?

Video thumbnail: American Masters How Amy Tan met her husband Lou

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How Amy Tan met her husband Lou

According to Amy Tan's husband Lou, it was "cluelessness at first sight."

How Amy Tan met her husband Lou

Video thumbnail: American Masters The author of “Crazy Rich Asians” describes Amy Tan’s impact

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The author of “Crazy Rich Asians” describes Amy Tan’s impact

Kevin Kwan talks about how Amy Tan had an early impact on him.

The author of “Crazy Rich Asians” describes Amy Tan’s impact

Video thumbnail: American Masters Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

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Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir is an intimate portrait of the groundbreaking writer.

Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Video thumbnail: American Masters Amy Tan's writing inspiration

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Amy Tan's writing inspiration

What inspires the best-selling author?

Amy Tan's writing inspiration

Video thumbnail: American Masters Amy Tan’s first job was writing astrology

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Amy Tan’s first job was writing astrology

Amy started out “making up” astrology for her friend’s business.

Amy Tan’s first job was writing astrology

Video thumbnail: American Masters Why did Oliver Sacks love the periodic table so much?

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Why did Oliver Sacks love the periodic table so much?

He even incorporated it into his wardrobe.

Why did Oliver Sacks love the periodic table so much?

Video thumbnail: American Masters What pushed Oliver Sacks’ brother towards psychosis?

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What pushed Oliver Sacks’ brother towards psychosis?

Sacks wondered if he might be next.

What pushed Oliver Sacks’ brother towards psychosis?

Video thumbnail: American Masters What made physician Oliver Sacks unique?

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What made physician Oliver Sacks unique?

He used storytelling to connect people with great challenges "back into the world."

What made physician Oliver Sacks unique?

Video thumbnail: American Masters Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks.

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Video thumbnail: American Masters Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

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Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

Trace the life and career of master trumpeter and musical icon Doc Severinsen.

Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

Video thumbnail: American Masters Doc Severinsen's fitness routine

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Doc Severinsen's fitness routine

Doc Severinsen goes tot he gym everyday. He also swears by a special preworkout meal.

Doc Severinsen's fitness routine

Video thumbnail: American Masters Doc Severinsen's advice for music students

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Doc Severinsen's advice for music students

Doc Severinsen gives the best piece of advice to one of his music students.

Doc Severinsen's advice for music students

Video thumbnail: American Masters The best of Doc Severinsen's eccentric outfits

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The best of Doc Severinsen's eccentric outfits

Former Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen was famous for his over the top outfits.

The best of Doc Severinsen's eccentric outfits

Video thumbnail: American Masters What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

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What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

Tharp discovers a technical challenge that makes choreographing virtually even harder.

What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

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Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

How Tharp directed her own education at Barnard College.

Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

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Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

'Eight Jelly Rolls' was one of Twyla Tharp's first music-inspired choreographed dances.

Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

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