Chris Dingman's song "Manhattan Bridge" was inspired by his daily commute to and from work: "[There's] this moment of beauty when you emerge on the Manhattan Bridge and you see the whole city before you, and there's this feeling of hope." Zachary Maxwell Stertz hide caption

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Piano Jazz With Jon Weber

Chris Dingman On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

Inspired by his daily commute, the vibraphonist performs the quietly hopeful "Manhattan Bridge."

Van Hunt is this week's featured artist at KCRW's Wednesdays Become Eclectic. Larry Hirshowitz/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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KCRW Presents: Van Hunt KCRW-FM

Dashes of punk, funk and even prog-rock make the singer's performance truly one of a kind.