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Quartet San Francisco: Brubeck On Strings

The Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble plays arrangements of the jazz composer's classic tunes.

Quartet San Francisco: Brubeck On Strings

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Grammy Nominees On 'World Cafe'

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Among others, Best New Artist nominees The Ting Tings and Silversun Pickups both make appearances.

Grammy Nominees On 'World Cafe'

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LeE HARVeY OsMOND: The Sound Of Acid Folk

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Tom Wilson's LeE HARVeY OsMOND project plays dense acid-folk in this edition of World Cafe.

LeE HARVeY OsMOND: The Sound Of Acid Folk

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Fritz Kreisler's Music (And His Violin) At WGBH

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Hear Nikolaj Znaider play works by Kreisler on the 1741 Guarneri that once belonged to the composer.

Hear Nikolaj Znaider Play Kreisler At WGBH

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Dawes: Elegant Indie-Folk, Drenched In Harmony

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Dawes' debut, North Hills, mixes conventional folk arrangements with contemporary trimmings.

Dawes: Elegant Indie-Folk, Drenched In Harmony

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Loudon Wainwright III: Paying Tribute

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Wainwright pays tribute to bluegrass pioneer Charlie Poole in this session from World Cafe.

Loudon Wainwright III: Paying Tribute

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Burkina Electric: 21st-Century African Music

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Hear African guitar licks, electronic wizardry and Mai Lingani's beautiful vocals in a KEXP session.

Burkina Electric In Studio On KEXP 1/9/10

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Ben Gibbard And Jay Farrar: Kerouac In Song

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Hear rapturous, Jack Kerouac-inspired Americana songs in a session with the two frontmen.

Benjamin Gibbard And Jay Farrar In Studio On World Cafe 12/15/09

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Sonos: Glitchy A Cappella, Live At NPR

The Los Angeles-based singing group combines glee club harmonies with electronic manipulation.

Sonos: Glitchy A Cappella, Live At NPR

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Cedar Walton On Piano Jazz

One of the first Piano Jazz guests returns with guest host Bill Charlap.

Cedar Walton In Studio On Piano Jazz

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