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June 17, 2008 The Wood Brothers' latest CD, Loaded, enlists some major friends: Amos Lee, Pieta Brown, and John Medeski, among others. In a session on WXPN, The Wood Brothers' members play their own distinct style of jazz, blues, and rock.
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December 20, 2006 Given the proliferation of year-end Top 10 lists, it seems natural that Shadow Classics — which gives shelter to under-appreciated music — would feature its own list of 2006 recordings likely to become Shadow Classics down the line. Don't let these gems go unnoticed.
April 30, 2006 Chris Wood of Modeski, Martin and Wood and his brother, Oliver Wood, take listeners on a rootsy journey through American music on acoustic bass and guitar.
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March 22, 2006 Just about every successful rock band seems to have a side project these days. This month, an unlikely spinoff of the jam trio Medeski, Martin and Wood arrives -- a family affair known as the Wood Brothers. The duo's first CD is called Ways Not To Lose.
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March 14, 2006 After years of separate musical paths, the brothers Oliver and Chris Wood have released their debut, Ways Not To Lose. The album marks a reunion for the brothers: Oliver had formed the blues-based King Johnson, while Chris is a member of Medeski, Martin and Wood.
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March 7, 2006 Give it up for this as a peak experience: a stolen moment with some ice cream. It might just come down to that, and that's probably an idea worth savoring. The Wood Brothers, anchored by Medeski, Martin & Wood bassist Chris Wood, combine simplicity with metaphysics.
February 17, 2006 The Wood Brothers perform the latest in a series of midday concerts from NPR Music and WXPN. The roots-rock duo's show has ended. But their full performance from the stage of World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pa., is available in archive form.
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