Garrick Ohlsson won the International Chopin Competition in 1970, and he's been playing the composer's music ever since. Philip Jones Griffiths hide caption

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Chopin At 200

Garrick Ohlsson: The Chopin Guy WNYC

The American pianist won the Chopin Prize in 1970, and never stopped playing the composer's music.

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Bomba Estereo: Cumbia That Hits Like A Wave KEXP-FM

At KEXP, there was no point in resisting the band's infectious grooves and champeta rhythms.

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Kings Of Convenience: Honey-Dipped Fury WFUV-FM

The Norwegian duo brings eiderdown-plush, harmony-sweetened folk-pop songs to WFUV's Studio-A.

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The Willowz: Long, Flowing Locks Of Rock KEXP-FM

From chord one, the members of The Willowz ripped into each song like it was their last at KEXP.

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Harper Simon: A Classic Folk-Pop Sound WFUV-FM

Simon, armed with well-crafted songs and strong melodies, performs an acoustic session at WFUV.

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Fritz Kreisler's Music (And His Violin) At WGBH WGBH

Hear Nikolaj Znaider play works by Kreisler on the 1741 Guarneri that once belonged to the composer.

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Burkina Electric: 21st-Century African Music KEXP-FM

Hear African guitar licks, electronic wizardry and Mai Lingani's beautiful vocals in a KEXP session.

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