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Ramsey Lewis: Opening Jazz To All

KPLU

With more than 80 albums to credit, the pianist only recently started composing his own songs.

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Choir Of Young Believers: Stripped Bare At CMJ

KEXP

Every haunting sound and whisper the duo emitted was captured in an intimate, unforgettable session.

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Untying 'The Knot' With Wye Oak

KUT 90.5

Blending shoegazer pop and Americana, Wye Oak interjects bursts of distortion in a session from KUT.

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Vieux Farka Toure: Acoustic At Bumbershoot

KEXP

At Bumbershoot, Vieux Farka Toure performed an acoustic set of his desert blues music.

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Dafnis Prieto Si O Si: Kaleidoscopic Clave

WBGO

Prieto superimposes the clave over the role of each member of the Si O Si Quartet at WBGO.

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McCoy Tyner: A Legend, Solo At The Piano

KPLU

In a session from Jazz24, Tyner performs a solo version of John Coltrane's "Naima."

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