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Dessa: Twin Cities Hip-Hop, Sparkling With Energy

The Current

Hear Dessa perform songs from A Badly Broken Code in this studio session with The Current.

Dessa: Twin Cities Hip-Hop, Sparkling With Energy

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Scott Miller And Will Hoge On World Cafe

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Hear Miller and Hoge perform songs from aboard the 2011 Cayamo Cruise.

Scott Miller And Will Hoge On World Cafe

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Dar Williams And Allison Moorer On World Cafe

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Hear the two powerhouse singer-songwriters perform together as part of the 2011 Cayamo Cruise.

Dar Williams And Allison Moorer On World Cafe

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Watch: Chico Mann Live At KCRW

KCRW

Watch an irresistible studio session with electronic music's Chico Mann, hosted by Jason Bentley.

KCRW Presents: Chico Mann

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O Emperor On 'World Cafe: Next'

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Hear two songs from Hither Thither and watch two videos of the band performing unreleased songs.

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Buddy Miller And Patty Griffin On World Cafe

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Hear the widely beloved roots-music veterans perform songs from the 2011 Cayamo Cruise.

Buddy Miller And Patty Griffin On World Cafe

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Mercer Ellington On Piano Jazz

The Maestro's son duets with Marian McPartland during "C Jam Blues" and more in a 1993 session.

Mercer Ellington On Piano Jazz

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Captain Black Big Band: Full Flavor Jazz

WBGO

Pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans brought 16 members of his jazz orchestra to the WBGO studios.

Easy Now

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Middle Brother On World Cafe

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Hear the Americana trio play songs from its eponymous debut.

Middle Brother On World Cafe

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Peter Wolf Crier: A Rootsy Tradition With A Twist

The Current

Hear the duo play songs from its 2010 album Inter-Be in this studio session from The Current.

Peter Wolf Crier: A Rootsy Tradition With A Twist

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