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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Herbie Hancock On Piano Jazz

In a program from 1987, Hancock solos on "Dolphin Dance" and then improvises with Marian McPartland.

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Bell X1 On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The Dublin pop-rock band, a huge draw in its native Ireland, was once led by Damien Rice.

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Dumpstaphunk On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Dumpstaphunk has thrived in the New Orleans funk scene alongside some of the best in the business.

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Music

'Spirit Of Family' Unites Ladysmith Black Mambazo

South Africa's award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo was in studio for a special performance chat.

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Potty Mouth On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The Massachusetts band revels in the sheer volume and eager, youthful enthusiasm of punk.

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Gregory Alan Isakov on World Cafe WXPN-FM

The musician and farmer discusses the controversy behind his song's appearance in a fast-food ad.

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Vintage Cafe: Foxygen WXPN-FM

Today we revisit an early 2013 Vintage Cafe from the California band Foxygen.

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Helmet, 'Blacktop' (Live) KEXP-FM

Watch the man behind "Unsung" and "In the Meantime" perform a new song, "Blacktop," at KEXP.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Ruban Nielson talks about his passion for electronics and performs songs from his new album, II.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Jim Hall On Piano Jazz

The innovative guitarist plays "Blue Monk" with host Marian McPartland in a session from 2003.