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Concerts

Backstage at the Kennedy Center tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln, left to right: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves.

January 16, 2014 Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson sing from the Abbey Lincoln songbook.

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March 26, 2009 Wilson expands on her Grammy-winning CD Loverly at the Chicago Symphony Center.

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Studio Sessions

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August 31, 2012 The jazz singer plays songs from her new album, Another Country, which explores Latin music.

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February 8, 2007 Wilson constantly tweaks her sound: Last year's Thunderbird even dabbles in hip-hop.

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Interviews & Profiles

Cassandra Wilson explores geography, as well as a lifelong relationship with the guitar, on Another Country.

June 24, 2012 The singer explores a lifelong relationship with the guitar on her new album, Another Country.

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July 1, 2006 Cassandra Wilson's new CD soars over a swirling array of musical influences, from pop to blues.

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April 4, 2006 Ed Gordon talks to the powerhouse singer about what drives her creatively, and about her latest CD.

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Discover Songs

June 16, 2003 Modern torch songs with Cassandra Wilson; the gloomy, introspective Lisa Germano; Christopher O'...

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December 31, 2008 The year's 10 best CDs feature brilliant musicians collaborating on a wide variety of recordings.

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December 10, 2008 The year's best jazz CDs reach into the listener's world rather than demanding the opposite.

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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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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Come Sunday

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  • Album: Come Sunday
  • Artist: Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
  • Released: 2012
 

Love, Peace and Soul

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  • Album: Love, Peace and Soul
  • Artist: Don Byron New Gospel Quintet
  • Released: 2012
 

Thunderbird

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  • Album: Thunderbird
  • Artist: Cassandra Wilson
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Released: 2006
 

Glamoured

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  • Album: Glamoured
  • Artist: Cassandra Wilson
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Released: 2003
 

Torch: A Six Degrees Collection of Modern Torch Songs

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  • Album: Torch: A Six Degrees Collection of Modern Torch Songs
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Six Degrees
  • Released: 2003
 

Another Country

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  • Album: Another Country
  • Artist: Cassandra Wilson
  • Label: Entertainment One Music
  • Released: 2012
 

Belly of the Sun

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  • Album: Belly of the Sun
  • Artist: Cassandra Wilson
  • Label: Blue Note
 

Loverly

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  • Album: Loverly
  • Artist: Cassandra Wilson
  • Label: Blue Note
  • Released: 2008