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Arts & Life

Los Lobos, 30 Years On

Los Lobos' new CD, appropriately named The Ride, celebrates the band's 30 years together. Hear their extended interview with NPR's Renee Montagne and live performance at NPR.

Web Extra: Extended Performance Chat with Los Lobos

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In Performance

NPR at La Jolla: Hai-Ye Ni Performs Bach

Fred Child is on stage at the Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., for SummerFest 2004. He visits with cellist Hai-Ye Ni. She plays the Sarabande and Gigue from Bach's cello suite no. 3, and the Tibetan Dance from Seven Tunes Heard in China by Bright Sheng.

NPR at La Jolla: Hai-Ye Ni Performs Bach

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Bob Weir Reviews His Long, Strange Trip

Bob Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, has released a 2-CD career retrospective, Weir Here. The guitarist performs two songs and reflects on music and career with NPR's Scott Simon.

Bob Weir Reviews His Long, Strange Trip

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Guitarist Richie Havens Live at NPR

Richie Havens is currently touring through November in support of his latest CD, Grace of the Sun. The disc features covers of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" and Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock." Hear his live performance — and his take on current summer concerts.

Guitarist Richie Havens Live at NPR

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Havens Relives 'Freedom'

Richie Havens will be forever remembered for kicking off three days of peace, love and music at Woodstock in 1969. He talks with NPR's Tony Cox about his performance of "Freedom."

The Classical Guitar Perfection of David Russell

Guitarist David Russell recently stopped by NPR to chat with NPR's Lisa Simeone and perform music by Barrios, Granados, Brazilian composer Dilermando Reis and Spain's Joaquin Malats.

The Classical Guitar Perfection of David Russell

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In Performance

Till Fellner

Young Austrian pianist Till Fellner joins NPR's Fred Child in Studio 4A for a chat and a performance of a pair of Preludes and Fugues from Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2.

Till Fellner

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In Performance

The Youngblood Brass Band

The Yongblood Brass Band plays an infectious blend of Dixieland, soul, rock and hip-hop. NPR's Michele Norris talks to members of the group and they perform in Studio 4A.

Youngblood Brass Band in Studio on All Things Considered – 06/14/2004

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Griffin's Longing Lyrics Match Heartbreaking Voice

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with singer-songwriter Patty Griffin in Studio 4A. She and her band also perform songs from Impossible Dream, her latest CD.

Griffin's Longing Lyrics Match Heartbreaking Voice

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A Tribute to Fats Waller

Fresh Air

Guitarist and singer Marty Grosz and cornet player Randy Reinhart join us for a special in-studio performance in honor of the 100th birthday of Thomas "Fats" Waller. He would have been 100 on May 21. Grosz and Reinhart will perform songs composed by the great pianist and vocalist. Waller wrote many hit songs, appeared in films in the 1930s and 1940s, and wrote Broadway musicals. Some of his best-loved songs include "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Honeysuckle Rose" and "The Joint is Jumpin'." There's a new CD/DVD set called Fats Waller: The Centennial Collection on Bluebird Records.

A Tribute to Fats Waller

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