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Charlie Watts and Tim Ries on Piano Jazz

Hear the Rolling Stones veterans in a performance and interview on Piano Jazz.

Charlie Watts and Tim Ries in Studio on Piano Jazz

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Flight of the Conchords: Hilariously Deadpan

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The comedic music duo (and HBO stars) give an interview and in-studio performance.

Flight of the Conchords: Hilariously Deadpan

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The National: Hauntingly Reflective

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The group combines countrified folk and rock, with a doomstruck grace that gets under the skin.

The National in Studio on World Cafe - 08/30/2007

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Lucinda Williams: Roots-Rock and Raw Nerves

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Hear an interview and in-studio performance with the roots-rock songwriter, from WFUV.

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The Rosebuds: Energy Meets Melody

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Hear an interview with the indie-pop band The Rosebuds, as well as an in-studio performance.

The Rosebuds: Energy Meets Melody

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From the Top

Quartet Connects Through Music and Dance

When the young members of the Tarantella Quartet aren't rehearsing string quartets, one might find them out on the dance floor. "I've taken classes in jazz, tap and ballet," says violist Celia Hatton, "but Latin dancing was calling my name and I haven't been able to stop!" The group plays two of Ervin Schulhoff's Five Pieces for String Quartet. This segment originally aired on Mar. 21, 2007

Quartet Connects Through Music and Dance

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From the Top

Young Violinist Develops Mature Technique

At age 11, violinist Anna Lee has technique, poise and promise far beyond her age.

Young Violinist Develops Mature Technique

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Gabriela Montero: Improvising With The Band

Montero weaves an improvisation around the pop song from the late '60s, "The Weight," by The Band.

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Devon Sproule: Easygoing Folk and a Splash of Jazz

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Hear an in-studio performance by the young Virginian, who draws from many roots-music influences.

Devon Sproule: Easygoing Folk and a Splash of Jazz

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Song Of The Day

A Swamp Rocker's Guide to 'Living' Dangerously

Dax Riggs' rollicking "Living Is Suicide" is one of the year's most delightfully forbidding songs.