World Cafe

Ray Davies Makes His Solo Statement

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The front man and lead songwriter of the Kinks helped lead the British Invasion of American rock.

Ray Davies in Studio on World Cafe - 02/24/2006

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Brazilian Guitar from the Assad Brothers

Sergio and Odair Assad join forces in a concert from the Tisch Center for the Arts in New York

Brazilian Guitar from the Assad Brothers

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World Cafe

Bettye Lavette Raises the Soul Flag

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A cult favorite among soul aficionados, Bettye LaVette is back with a scorching new CD

Bettye LaVette in Studio on World Cafe - 01/25/2006

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The 'White Limousine' from Duncan Sheik

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Known for the hit "Barely Breathing," Duncan Sheik breaks new ground on his latest CD.

Duncan Sheik in Studio on World Cafe - 01/27/2006

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Beyond Frou Frou: Imogen Heap

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The OC and Garden State soundtrack artist Frou Frou has a new album.

Imogen Heap in Studio on World Cafe - 03/27/2006

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Six-String Creation: The Derek Trucks Band

Acclaimed guitarist Derek Trucks and his band perform songs from his new album, Songlines.

Six-String Creation: The Derek Trucks Band

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World Cafe

The Subdudes Mix Gumbo 'Behind the Levee'

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When the Subdudes got back together in 2002, fans of their musical gumbo rejoiced. Four years later, the band is running strong with a style of roots-rock that is made to be played live. Their latest CD was produced by Keb Mo.

The Subdudes in Studio on World Cafe - 03/24/2006

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'Nicely Done' by The Spinto Band

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An experiment in indie-pop that began in a Delaware family's basement has culminated in an album.

The Spinto Band in Studio on World Cafe - 03/23/2006

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Jazzing Up the Rock: The New Standards

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The New Standards are making waves by reinterpreting their favorite songs in a jazz mode.

The New Standards in Studio on World Cafe - 03/22/2006

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'Solace for the Lonely' From Robinella

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Hailing from Tennessee, Robinella got her musical start from singing in church. On her first solo effort, Solace for the Lonely, Robinella fuses a variety of musical influences, from Appalachian church music, straight bluegrass, honky-tonk, jazz, blues and more.

Robinella in Studio on World Cafe - 03/21/2006

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