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Calvin Harris On Dance-Pop As A 'Futuristic Experiment'

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Daniel Bachman was a teenager when he struck up a friendship with Jack Rose, the prolific guitarist who died in 2009 at 38. Eric Marth hide caption

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Fingerstylist Jack Rose Remembered As A Friend

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Remembering Brubeck's Christmas

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Actress Marlo Thomas has been gracing television screens since the 1960s and earned a Golden Globe for her role on That Girl in 1966. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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40 Years On, 'Free To Be' Still Resonates

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In a 1999 interview with Fresh Air's Terry Gross, Dave Brubeck talked about his decades in the music industry and his first love: rodeo roping. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrating The Life Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck

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Barry Manilow's latest release, The Classic Christmas Album, includes holiday classics from his previous three Christmas albums. Jacob Langston/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen Now

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For One Day, NPR Gets A House Band: Los Straitjackets

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Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck

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In a new memoir, jazz guitarist and son of jazz legend Bucky Pizzarelli tells stories from growing up in a musical household and making a name for himself as a musician. Goldberg McDuffie Communications hide caption

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'World On A String': John Pizzarelli Jazzes It Up

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Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar: Exploring Music With An Intense Past

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The $100 guitar proves once again that it's not just the instrument, it's what you do with it. Courtesy of The $100 Guitar Project hide caption

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A $100 Guitar Makes A 30,000-Mile Odyssey

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Ian MacKaye, co-founder of Dischord Records and the bands Fugazi and Minor Threat, and Amy Farina, formerly of The Warmers, form The Evens. Their third album together is called The Odds. Charles Previtire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Evens: The Power Of Turning Down The Volume

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In 1994, a cover by the late Jeff Buckley helped save "Hallelujah" from musical obscurity. hide caption

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Dozens Of Covers Later, 'Hallelujah' Endures

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Elizabeth LaPrelle: Carrying On The Appalachian Tradition

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