The Last Tycoon, from the Peter Bjorn and John singer, is an intimate, low-key affair.
Jazz pianist Marcus Johnson performs on NPR's Tell Me More.
Marcus Johnson Serenades 'Tell Me More'
An outtake from a 1996 performance and interview, including "Nightlife."
Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios
Jason Collett plays '70s pop-rock and country in an interview and performance on WXPN.
Jason Collett in Studio on World Cafe 4/30/08
Peter Morén of Peter, Bjorn and John plays a solo acoustic version of 'Object of My Affection.'
'BPP' Jukebox: Peter, Bjorn and John Soloist
In a session on KUT, Finn leaves behind his electronics for a surprisingly laid-back performance.
Liam Finn in Studio on KUT 3/15/08
The group aims to combine the speed and technique of bluegrass with sharp songwriting.
Chatham County Line in Studio on World Cafe 4/29/08
The Malian musician performs and talks about his latest album, titled Afriki.
Habib Koite Releases First Album in Six Years
The Nashville songwriter plays and talks about kicking a drug habit — then launching his career.
Justin Townes Earle: Sobering Up to Music
Gardot's jazzy songs came out of a need for recovery therapy after a near-fatal bicycle accident.
Melody Gardot in Studio on World Cafe 4/1/08