Pepe Romero's Spanish Guitar

Acclaimed Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero represents one of several generations of guitarists in his family. He joins NPR's Fred Child in Studio 4A to perform the Suite Andaluza by his father, Celedonio Romero.

Pepe Romero's Spanish Guitar

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Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble

Led by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble is the musical face of Ma's Silk Road Project, an artistic, cultural and educational organization he founded in 1998 to "study the ebb and flow of ideas along" the ancient trade route.

Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble

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World Cafe

True to Her Musical Roots: Brandi Carlile

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Brandi Carlile spent her days playing music alongside her siblings; she taught herself to sing while growing up in the remote town of Ravensdale, Wash. She recently released a self-titled debut album to great acclaim.

Brandi Carlile in-studio on World Cafe - 09/20/2005

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Kasey Chambers: 'Wayward Angel'

The third solo album of singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers debuted at number one in her native Australia. Now, Wayward Angel is out in America and Chambers recently toured the country to promote it. She performs some songs for NPR's Liane Hansen.

Kasey Chambers: 'Wayward Angel'

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The Donnas Graduate to a New Class of Rock

They've played together since meeting at Palo Alto High School a decade ago. Now there are signs the Donnas are growing up: They're using their real names now, for one thing. The band performs for NPR's Scott Simon.

The Donnas Graduate to a New Class of Rock

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Alison Krauss & Union Station: Bluegrass Perfection

Alison Krauss and her band will start a tune again and again until it sounds as good as they imagine it. Krauss and members of Union Station perform at NPR.

Alison Krauss & Union Station: Bluegrass Perfection

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Mary Chapin Carpenter: A Thanksgiving Special

For an All Things Considered Thanksgiving Day special, singer Mary Chapin Carpenter performs from her farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She shares the stories behind the songs from her latest album, Between Here and Gone.

Mary Chapin Carpenter: A Thanksgiving Special

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'Welcome to Brazzaville': Well-Traveled Rock 'n' Roll

Brazzaville is a Los Angeles-based sextet with a worldly outlook, and their sound has been described as "musty noir tropicalia" with influences from Latin America and the Mideast. The band's new CD Welcome to... BrazzavilleDay to Day producer Christopher Johnson profiles the band's leader, David Brown.

'Welcome to Brazzaville': Well-Traveled Rock 'n' Roll

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Karate's Geoff Farina

Geoff Farina spent the last 10 years fronting the Boston-based band Karate. In that time he's released three solo albums — and Karate just released its sixth album, Pockets. Farina joins NPR's Neal Conan for a live performance at NPR's Washington studios.

Karate's Geoff Farina

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Cowboy Junkies, A Long Way from 'Trinity'

It's been nearly 17 years since the Junkies recorded their debut album, The Trinity Session. Singer Margo Timmins and her brother Michael stop by NPR.

Cowboy Junkies, A Long Way from 'Trinity'

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