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Edgar Meyer artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Yo-Yo Ma's latest Americana exploration features his work with mandolinist Chris Thile, bassist Edgar Meyer and fiddler Stuart Duncan.

November 21, 2011 The cellist's latest Americana exploration features Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Stuart Duncan.

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Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer

October 4, 2009 Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain explore new terrain on a new collaboration.

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April 23, 2006 He plays all the instruments on his self-titled CD, and still finds time to teach young musicians.

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May 25, 2004 Jazz clarinetist Dr. Michael White; New Jersey bluegrass band Railroad Earth; Newly discovered m...

September 11, 2001 As NPR covered the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC, it was music that gave liste...

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April 28, 2006 On a self-titled CD, Edgar Meyer plays all the instruments, overdubbing parts in his home studio.

Yo-Yo Ma performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Oct. 31, 2011.

November 17, 2011 The genre-bending cellist heads a dream team of string players who borrow from bluegrass.

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Toni Ann Costa mourns the victims of the World Trade Center disaster on Sept. 14, 2001.

September 8, 2011 Hear some of the songs we played 10 years ago in the days following the events of Sept. 11.

Bela Fleck performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

July 26, 2010 The three demonstrate the way musical mastery can become an exercise in wordless communication.

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December 9, 2008 A look at 10 classical performers who are reviving the art of improv in both new and old music.

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Music for Two

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Edgar Meyer

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  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2006
 

The Melody of Rhythm

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  • Album: The Melody of Rhythm
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Throw Down Your Heart, Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3: Africa Sesssions

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  • Album: Throw Down Your Heart, Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3: Africa Sesssions
  • Artist: Béla Fleck
  • Label: Rounder
  • Released: 2009