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Dave Brubeck received a posthumous tribute at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
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January 30, 2014 Sixty years ago, a jazz pianist found himself in much the same bittersweet position as a rapper did on Sunday night. Surely proud of their hard work, they also sensed that their privilege as white musicians had something to do with their new success.
Dancers move to cumbia during a Carnival parade in Barranquilla, Colombia in Feb. 2012.
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November 10, 2013 The Alt.Latino crew stops by Weekend Edition Sunday to talk about one of Latin music's most pervasive rhythms.
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December 5, 2012 On this episode of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music critic Ann Powers and editor Stephen Thompson to talk about the year's biggest surprises, best new artists and more.
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Tiny Desk Concert
December 3, 2012 The Seattle duo literally shakes the dust off the ceiling tiles in this performance at the NPR Music offices. In the span of about 15 minutes, the pair works through a moving message song ("Same Love"), a hilarious goof-off ("Thrift Shop") and a rousingly inspirational closer ("Can't Hold Us").
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