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Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis' version of "We Three Kings" goes on Christian McBride's holiday playlist.
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December 17, 2015 These days, the host of Jazz Night In America looks for old and forgotten gems during the holiday season. He weighs in with surprisingly different and joyous tunes — plus, of course, James Brown.
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Fever High's debut EP, All Work, comes out Oct. 9.
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September 5, 2015 The NPR Music team shares a few of its favorite work-related tracks in honor of Labor Day.
Nina Revisited, an all-star tribute to Nina Simone, comes out July 10.
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July 6, 2015 The tribute, which strives to update Simone's ability to capture the hope and rage of the '60s for a contemporary audience, features six songs performed by Ms. Lauryn Hill.
Sara Montiel in El último cuplé, in which she sings "Fumando Espero."
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April 2, 2015 Champagne, chocolates, silk sheets — and this Alt.Latino mix of sensual songs, with music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Argentina. No romantic evening would be complete without it.
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Young members of the Latino Arts: Strings program.
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January 22, 2015 On Alt.Latino, hear from an educator whose life's work is to bring classical music to young Latinos.
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December 22, 2014 Every year, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton go on a musical holiday adventure. This year, they take a rocket ride to outer space and are joined by a few special guests.
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Stromae's Racine Carrée (Square Root) is one of NPR Music's picks for our favorite international releases of 2014.
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December 13, 2014 There is so, so much good music being made all around the world — stunningly beautiful, deeply thought-provoking and powered by great beats. Here are 10 of our top picks for 2014.
Senegalese superstar singer Youssou N'Dour performs in Lagos, Nigeria in 2009.
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September 30, 2014 The label has become a crucial ambassador, introducing many world-music artists to American fans. Hear 10 songs from across Nonesuch's remarkable 50-year history.
Spanish singer Dolores Vargas, "La Terremoto" — The Earthquake — in Madrid in 1970.
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July 31, 2014 This month, we're rounding up five fabulous reissues from Spain, Cambodia, Nigeria, Greece and Algeria, made between the 1920s and '70s. They still sound fresh and innovative.
Cover for Bobby Quesada and His Boogaloo Band.
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July 24, 2014 Join us as we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
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