T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

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World Cafe

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe


Hear an interview with the legendary producer, who reflects on some of his most famous projects.

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Hercules & Love Affair at KCRW.

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KCRW Presents: Hercules And Love Affair


The collective of performers and musicians stopped by to play a set of disco-infused dance music.

Ryan Adams, in WFUV's Studio A in New York.

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Favorite Sessions

Ryan Adams: Relentless Reinvention

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

He's done it all: metal, country, garage rock. Now, Adams shows off his soulful side on WFUV.

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Creole Choir Boasts Roots In Haiti, Fame In Cuba

Deemed 'exhilarating' and 'celebratory' by music critics, the Creole Choir of Cuba has brought, to the world stage, sounds and rhythms of Haiti's immigrant community in Cuba. The group's 10 members are descendants of West Africans who were enslaved in the Caribbean. They sing songs of their ancestors, infusing them with contemporary sounds. They're on their first major U.S. tour. In a performance chat, Michel Martin hosts the choir, their director Emilia Diaz Chavez and their tour manager Kelso Riddell.

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