Pepe Romero's Spanish Guitar

Acclaimed musician Pepe Romero represents one of several generations of guitarists in his family.

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 performs music from ancient China.

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 early days playing music and learning to sing alongside her siblings.

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

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Kasey Chambers: 'Wayward Angel'

Australian Kasey Chambers is making a name for herself in American roots music.

Kasey Chambers: 'Wayward Angel'

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The Donnas Graduate to a New Class of Rock

There are signs the Donnas are growing up: They're using their real names now, for one thing.

The Donnas Graduate to a New Class of Rock

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Alison Krauss & Union Station: Bluegrass Perfection

Krauss and her band will start a tune again and again until it sounds as good as they imagine it.

Alison Krauss & Union Station: Bluegrass Perfection

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Mary Chapin Carpenter: A Thanksgiving Special

Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter performs from her farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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

The front man for the band Karate stops by to talk and play music from his new CD, Pockets.

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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