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Favorite Sessions

Rodrigo Amarante, 'ManĂ¡' (Live)

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The Brazilian singer performs an upbeat song on a stage made of branches at Pickathon in Oregon.

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Lettuce On World Cafe

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Hear songs from the Brooklyn band, which incorporates hip-hop into its energetic funk sound.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Sergio Salvatore On Piano Jazz

The composer and pianist was only 14 when he was a guest on the program back in 1996.

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Shemekia Copeland On World Cafe

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The blues star performs live versions of songs from her latest album, Outskirts Of Love.

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World Cafe

Watch: Dr. Dog, Live At World Cafe

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Watch the Philadelphia rock band perform in a live webcast at 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 21.

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DIIV, 'Yr Not Far/Dopamine' (Live)

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The Brooklyn guitar band segues from "Yr Not Far" into "Dopamine," a frank song about addiction.

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