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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

The "little orchestra" plays songs from its latest album, a collaboration with members of the legendary von Trapp family titled Dream a Little Dream.

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Song Travels

Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale On 'Song Travels'

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

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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

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

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Pink Martini On Mountain Stage

In this episode of Mountain Stage, we revisit the baroque-pop band's performance from June 2005, the group's first show in West Virginia.

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Pianist Thomas Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes say the members of Pink Martini sat down and wrote a list of their favorite holiday songs before they began writing their new album, Joy To The World. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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