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Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

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Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

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Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Tributes to boxer Jack Johnson from Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis; An intimate home recording from Cantinero; A look at opposite day with Andrew Bird; The Who sung a Capella by Petra Haden; Brother/sister duo The Fiery Furnaces; A new EP from folk hero Iron and Wine; L.A. singer/songwriter Mia Doi Todd; Norwegian jazz: Tord Gustavsen Trio; Latin percussionist Roberto Rodriguez.

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Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions

Right Off

  • from Complete Jack Johnson Sessions
  • by Miles Davis

This 5-disc set includes the bulk of the recording sessions that would make up the soundtrack to William Cayton's 1970 documentary on boxer Jack Johnson.

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (Soundtrack)

Ghost in the House

  • from Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • by Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis' soundtrack to a new Ken Burns documentary on Jack Johnson is dramatically different from the Miles Davis take, composed largely of period music from the turn of the last century.

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Championship Boxing

The Machine

  • from Championship Boxing
  • by Cantinero

Cantinero is multi-instrumentalist Christopher Hicken, a native of Birmingham, England who now writes and records at his apartment in New York. This is his solo debut.

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Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs

Opposite Day

  • from Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs
  • by Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird is a violinist, singer and songwriter from Chicago who's always reinventing his sound. You can hear some of his previous work on All Songs Considered's episodes two and 39.

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Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out

Sunrise

  • from Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out
  • by Petra Haden

Petra Haden here recreates the Who's 1967 LP The Who Sell Out, entirely a capella, performing all the rhythms, instruments and harmonies with her voice.

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The Fiery Furnaces EP

Here Comes the Summer

  • from Fiery Furnaces EP
  • by The Fiery Furnaces

The Fiery Furnaces, are Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger, a brother/sister duo originally featured on All Songs Considered episode 69.

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Manzanita

Tongue-Tied

  • from Manzanita
  • by Mia Doi Todd

Mia Doi Todd is a classically-trained artist who studied at Yale and now makes music in Los Angeles.

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The Ground

Tears Transforming

  • from The Ground
  • by Tord Gustavsen Trio

Tord Gustavsen heads this jazz trio from Norway. Their 2003 album, Changing Places, was featured on All Songs Considered episode 47.

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