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A Jazz Legend's Unforgettable Visit To 'Tell Me More'

Omar Sosa To kick off the new year, Tell Me More revisits memorable conversations with musicians heard on the program in 2009. Legendary jazz musician and composer Omar Sosa has earned his ranking within a unique class of world musicians. Since his childhood years spent in Cuba, Sosa has been able to call many other places home, such as Ecuador, Spain and San Francisco. Along the way, he's soaked up various sounds and rhythms of the cultures he encountered. Back In April, Sosa dropped by NPR's Studio 4a for a performance chat in which he described his efforts to connect the sounds of the African diaspora with that of the Americas.

A Jazz Legend's Unforgettable Visit To 'Tell Me More'

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Depeche Mode: Cosmic Synth-Pop

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The legendary electronic band returns with a new studio album, Sounds of the Universe.

Depeche Mode Performs In Studio For World Cafe 7/10/09

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Favorite Sessions

Delbert McClinton: No Slowing Down

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

At WFUV, McClinton belts out a powerful performance that'd drain a man half his age.

Delbert McClinton In Studio On WFUV 11/16/09

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Vintage Cafe: Dirty Projectors

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Dirty Projectors visited the World Cafe studios back in 2009 after the release of Bitte Orca.

Vintage Cafe: Dirty Projectors

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Neko Case: Earthy, Soulful Americana

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Both as a member of The New Pornographers and on her own, Neko Case has a voice that reaches deep.

Neko Case In Studio On World Cafe 9/11/09

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The Decemberists: Songs Of Love And Murder

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Hear the band perform four songs from its ambitious concept album, The Hazards of Love.

The Decemberists: Songs Of Love And Murder

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Jamey Johnson: Country's 'Lonesome' Songs

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The country singer-songwriter performs material inspired by his divorce and subsequent isolation.

Jamey Johnson in Studio on World Cafe 5/13/09

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Hard-Rocking Folk: The Avett Brothers

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Hear the alternately pensive and frenetic roots-rock band in a session on World Cafe.

The Avett Brothers in Studio on World Cafe 9/24/09

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Wilco: Back To The Beginning

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The band discusses its new record, Wilco (The Album), with help from singer-songwriter Feist.

Wilco: Back To The Beginning

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Kailash Kher: Melding Music And Spirituality

The hit-making Indian band stops by NPR's Studio 4A for a performance and conversation.

Kailash Kher: Melding Music And Spirituality

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