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Concerts

Pink Martini performs on Mountain Stage.

July 24, 2012 The "little orchestra" brings its playful, globally minded tunes to a live concert in West Virginia.

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Pink Martini performed on Mountain Stage back in 2005.

September 30, 2011 In this archival installment of Mountain Stage, we revisit the baroque-pop band's stop in June 2005.

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December 10, 2009 Every song is a polished gem when the stylish and globally attuned Pink Martini performs a concert.

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January 2, 2009 Pink Martini brought its eclectic stylings to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.

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Studio Sessions

 "I think that's maybe my best strength as a musician: the ability to accompany and to breathe with whoever's taking the lead," Thomas Lauderdale says.

May 31, 2013 NPR's Ari Shapiro and others join the Pink Martini co-founder in a journey through popular song.

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December 24, 2012 Hear the small orchestra perform holiday music from a number of countries, live in the studio.

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May 15, 2007 Across musical styles, genres and cultures, Pink Martini explores the heartbreak of a lover spurned.

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May 14, 2007 "Que Sera Sera" was never this dark. Hear Pink Martini's quirky take on the Doris Day classic.

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December 29, 2005 The music of Pink Martini melds jazz and cinematic themes with driving rhythms and exotic vocals.

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Interviews & Profiles

Myrlie Evers-Williams leads her three children — Reena (from left), Van and Darrell — at the family piano, circa 1965.

December 15, 2012 An educator and activist for decades, Myrlie Evers-Williams is fulfilling a long-held musical dream.

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November 27, 2010 The orchestral group explores the holiday season within a global context.

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October 27, 2009 Pink Martini features NPR's Ari Shapiro on its new album, Splendor in the Grass.

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Discover Songs

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May 25, 2007 The multilingual lounge act Pink Martini darkens the cloying classic "Tea for Two."

News

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October 27, 2009 Pink Martini features NPR's Ari Shapiro on its new album, Splendor in the Grass.

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Reviews

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May 25, 2007 The multilingual lounge act Pink Martini darkens the cloying classic "Tea for Two."

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December 30, 2008 Hear a preview of NPR's New Year's Eve "Toast of the Nation" bash with jazz from across the country.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

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  • Album: Sympathique
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  • Label: Heinz Records
  • Released: 1997