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Jose Gonzalez

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José González artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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January 26, 2009 With gentle guitar backing, the Swedish artist sings originals and signature covers of pop songs.

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October 2, 2007 Hear the folk-pop singer-songwriter, recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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July 1, 2006 Hear three full concerts by Jose Gonzalez, Juana Molina and the electronic duo Psapp.

Studio Sessions

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October 31, 2011 Hear past sessions with World Cafe: Next alumni who hit it big, like Beach House and Jose Gonzalez.

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February 13, 2008 The soft-spoken artist finds a quiet place to perform two songs in the Blanton Museum.

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October 30, 2007 Born in Sweden to Argentinean parents, Gonzalez is on his way to U.S. stardom. Hear a performance.

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June 27, 2006 Gonzalez sings quiet songs accompanied by his beautiful nylon-stringed guitar-playing.

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Interviews & Profiles

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August 9, 2006 Jose Gonzalez's quiet style reflects his South American and European background.

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Discover Songs

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September 30, 2010 A look at new CDs from John Legend and The Roots, Jose Gonzalez and Elton John with Leon Russell.

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September 1, 2010 Hear Swedish singer José González's new project in its entirety until its release on Sept. 14.

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December 5, 2007 Here's a look at 10 CDs from the past year that are virtually guaranteed to impress your friends.

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September 25, 2007 "Killing for Love" finds buzzy finger-picking and thwacking congas forming a hypnotic, driven pulse.

September 12, 2007 Swedish art-pop singer Jens Lekman; distinguished country crooner Nick Lowe; Broken Social Scene...

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May 11, 2006 Jose Gonzalez's sparse bossa-folk resonates on an intensely personal level.

January 11, 2006 Reissued work from Billy Bragg; New music from folk singer Janis Ian; Country morphs into jazz w...

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September 21, 2005 Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Tom Moon, Meredith Ochs and Will He...

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Reviews

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September 25, 2007 "Killing for Love" finds buzzy finger-picking and thwacking congas forming a hypnotic, driven pulse.

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May 11, 2006 Jose Gonzalez's sparse bossa-folk resonates on an intensely personal level.

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