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Dr. John (Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack) performs on Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday at City Winery Nashville on February 9, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for City Winery Nashville)

Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and legendary musician Dr. John joins Justin to talk about his career, putting his spin on the music of fellow Crescent City icon Louis Armstrong, growing up in New Orleans, how he came into playing music, being tied together with the music of New Orleans, the importance of collaboration, the current jazz scene, his memories of Chicago and his upcoming “Spirit of Satch” show at Symphony Center.

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