Aaron Neville's latest album, My True Story, is a collection of the doo-wop songs he grew up singing in New Orleans. Sarah A. Friedman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The 'True Story' Inside Aaron Neville's Doo-Wop World

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Jose James' new studio album is titled No Beginning No End. Janette Beckman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jose James: A Broad-Minded Singer Lets The Beat Build

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New Opera Immortalizes Spat Between Paul Krugman, Estonian President

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For Sean Lennon, Music Is Not A Solo Act

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Sunny Jain (center, with drum) leads Red Baraat. The band's latest album, Shruggy Ji, came out this month. Erin Patrice O'Brien/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Red Baraat: A Bhangra-Powered Party Starter

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On the new album Migrations, Cristina Pato plays the gaita, a bagpipe from her native region of Galicia in northwest Spain. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Bagpipe-Slinging Spaniard Finds A Home In New York Jazz

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American Sound Studio On World Cafe

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Royal Studio On World Cafe

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After Big Year, Emeli Sande's 'Version Of Events'

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Lucero On World Cafe

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Big Star And Ardent Music On World Cafe

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Sun Studio On World Cafe

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Ole Miss. Homecoming Queen Rocks Out

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