Palacio, who died Jan. 19, was known for both his music and his celebrations of Belize.
The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir plays pop music for sad sorts in a performance and interview.
Beam strips down the complex arrangements from his latest CD in a studio performance from KUT.
The brothers Valleau play a musical style inspired by swing and '40s jazz in Folk Alley's studio.
Marcus Strickland brings a combination of progressive jazz, spoken word, and Afro-funk to WBGO.
Just before the hype really picked up, the "Upper West Side Soweto" band stopped by KEXP.
Pianist Jon Nakamatsu and clarinetist Jon Manasse play a set of new rags in the NPR studios.
Hear the "queen of funk" and her back-up band in an interview and performance from WFUV.
Hear a performance by Sara Gazarek, who combines improvisation with a singer-songwriter's mentality.
Hear the band, which blends Western and Eastern European styles, in an in-studio performance.