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Piano Jazz With Jon Weber

John Medeski On Piano Jazz

Medeski joins host Jon Weber to perform a surprising duet and pieces from his new solo piano album.

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Iron And Wine On World Cafe

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Singer-songwriter Sam Beam discusses the sound of his words on Iron and Wine's new Ghost On Ghost.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Tony DeSare On Piano Jazz

Tony DeSare has earned a reputation as one of New York's hottest young singer/pianists. Whether performing classic standards or sophisticated original compositions, DeSare possesses a cool vocal tone with swinging piano accompaniment. Hear an interview and performance.

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KCRW Presents: Quadron

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The Danish pop star Coco O leads a talented band of Los Angeles musicians on Quadron's major-label debut, Avalanche. Watch her perform "Hey Love," live in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Karen Oberlin On Piano Jazz

One of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook presents a set of timeless music.

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Jonathan Wilson: Laurel Canyon Personified

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The North Carolina singer-songwriter is devoted to replicating the laid-back West Coast groove of the '70s. Watch him perform a new song, "Love Strong," for KEXP at Seattle's US Social Club.

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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Hear the folk-rock singer-songwriter perform songs from his latest album, The Beast in Its Tracks, and discuss finding universal themes in autobiographical work.

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Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell Get The Old Band Together Again

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The country legends discuss how Nashville has changed over the years and play songs from their latest collaborative album, Old Yellow Moon.

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Pickwick On World Cafe

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Hear three songs from Pickwick's debut album — and the story behind the Seattle band's reinvention.

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KCRW Presents: TOKiMONSTA

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Los Angeles producer Jennifer Lee (a.k.a. TOKiMONSTA) has toured with Skrillex and Diplo. She recently brought an assortment of gear to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studio for a live performance.