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eighth blackbird artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Tim Munro of eighth blackbird

September 14, 2010 The flutist from eighth blackbird recalls the powerful, modern music he discovered in ninth grade.

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Composer Steve Reich

September 5, 2010 The composer's innovations have been distilled and polished to a compelling sheen on his new album.

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April 20, 2009 The composer's Double Sextet was written for the eclectic ensemble Eighth Blackbird.

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Steve Reich takes a bow at his 75th birthday concert at Carnegie Hall alongside members of the Kronos Quartet and So Percussion.

May 2, 2011 In his most recent works, the composer reveals fresh insights into the business of being human.

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Composer Steve Reich.

October 3, 2011 To celebrate the composer's 75th birthday, we've invited musicians and NPR friends to reflect.

The Swingle Singers

March 19, 2011 Flutist Tim Munro, from the group eighth blackbird, comes down from his high modernism high.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja

December 10, 2010 The eighth blackbird flutist was floored after hearing the fiery violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

Members of eighth blackbird performing at the pre-telecast Grammy Awards Sunday.

February 11, 2013 From very belated Lifetime Achievements to Classical Compendium nonsense: Deceptive Cadence's take.

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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