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Take A Sunset Cruise With Mac DeMarco

With just a keyboard and a microphone, the singer performs his song "No Other Heart" on a rowboat.

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Jazz Night In America

Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington's Resting Place

See young jazz musicians honor their elders at a cemetery that's more like a hall of fame.

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History Runs Through Daniel Bachman's Guitar

The acoustic guitarist's "Song For The Setting Sun II" boldly leaps around a room in Stratford Hall.

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Joyce DiDonato Takes A Stand At Stonewall

The opera star visits a historic gay bar to talk equality and sing a centuries-old aria.

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Wild Beasts: A 'Beautiful Truth' In A Beautiful Bar

We asked the romantic London band to perform in a century-old room in Grand Central Station.