Favorite Sessions

Ruthie Foster: A Soulful 'Truth'

KUT 90.5

Foster starts out her KUT session by reaching back to her roots with a Rosetta Tharpe song.

Ruthie Foster in Studio on KUT 1/26/09

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John Mellencamp, The Modern Mortal

Long a purveyor of rootsy "heartland" rock, Mellencamp is now in the midst of a folksy, dark streak.

John Mellencamp, The Modern Mortal

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World Cafe

Andrew Bird: Poetry Of Beauty And Biology

XPN

The relentlessly inventive singer-songwriter introduces new songs from Noble Beast.

Andrew Bird: Poetry Of Beauty And Biology

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Chris Ziemba On Piano Jazz

The prodigiously gifted young pianist and composer has already performed at Carnegie Hall.

Chris Ziemba On Piano Jazz

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World Cafe

Antony And The Johnsons: Dark Cabaret

XPN

Intimate, emotional, otherworldly: The power of Antony Hegarty's rich voice soars on his new album.

Antony & The Johnsons in Studio on World Cafe 3/26/09

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Classical Sessions

Auryn Quartet: Heavyweights In Boston

WGBH Radio

Haydn invented the string quartet. Beethoven revolutionized it. Hear both from the WGBH studios.

Auryn Quartet: Heavyweights In Boston

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Annuals: Growing Up Can Be 'Such Fun'

XPN

The North Carolina indie-pop merrymakers seek new depth on their second album, Such Fun.

Annuals in Studio on World Cafe 3/25/09

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Favorite Sessions

John Pizzarelli: Rodgers, Hart And The Gershwins, Too

knkx

Many say the Great American Songbook is coming back, but Pizzarelli says it never went away.

John Pizzarelli in Studio at KPLU 2/25/09

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