Interpol performed songs from their new album, El Pintor, live in Los Angeles for a small group of KCRW fans. Ethan Shvartzman hide caption

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KCRW Presents: Interpol, Live In Concert

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The band performed selections from its upcoming album, El Pintor, for the first time in public.

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A Blog Supreme

Remembering Jazz Violinist John Blake Jr.

For decades, he created unique roles for his fiddle. Hear him perform for an archival NPR program.

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Newport Jazz Festival

David Sanchez With The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, Live In Concert

The Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist joins a select international band from one of jazz's top schools.

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Newport Jazz Festival

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, Live In Concert

Slyly saluting Duke Ellington, the bandleader premieres a 35-minute work and other unrecorded tunes.

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Newport Folk Festival

Mavis Staples, Live In Concert

Mavis Staples, whose titanic career spans more than 60 years, closed the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Arturo O'Farrill On JazzSet

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The ALJO is celebrating its tenth anniversary and looking forward to Grammy night.

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