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Joe Lovano With Us Five: A Different Kind Of Bird

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Saxophonist Joe Lovano and his group Us Five get down to business in this session with KPLU. Listen to the band play works from jazz great Charlie Parker.

Joe Lovano With Us Five: A Different Kind Of Bird

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Oh Land: Toe-Tapping Danish Pop

KEXP

The singer-songwriter known as Oh Land wasn't always an electro-pop star. In this session with KEXP, she plays a set of catchy songs and discusses her reincarnation from ballet dancer to musician.

Oh Land: Toe-Tapping Danish Pop

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Allen Toussaint: Heartwarming Jazz

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Hear the legendary jazz man liven up KPLU's studios with his New Orleans-style piano work and his stories about what makes New Orleans tick.

"It's A New Orleans Thing"

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Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears: Rock 'n' Roll Grit

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Lewis and his band play a raw, rocking set and talk about the hazards of scandalous women in this session for WFUV. Hear the entire set here.

Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears: Rock 'n' Roll Grit

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Monty Alexander: Trenchtown Meets Uptown

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The lively pianist Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express meld the rhythms of Jamaican music and the improvisation of American jazz in this session with WBGO. Alexander says he loves Jamaican music and jazz so much, he doesn't see them as separate.

Monty Alexander: Trenchtown Meets Uptown

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Femi Kuti And Positive Force: Making A Statement

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Talk about filling big shoes. The son of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti joined host Jon Kertzer in KEXP's studios with his 12-member band, Positive Force, for a lively session.

Femi Kuti And Positive Force: Making A Statement

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Ellie Goulding: England's Royal Upstart

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The singer-songwriter reveals her intimate side in a stripped-down studio session with WFUV.

Ellie Goulding Live In Studio at WFUV

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Mark David Ashworth: Repurposing Poetry

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The San Francisco-based singer draws inspiration from Spanish songwriters and English poets. Hear Ashworth perform live at WNYC's Spinning on Air with host David Garland.

Mark David Ashworth: Repurposing Poetry

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Noah And The Whale: Following Its Muse

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Noah and the Whale got its start at the leading edge of the current folk revival in the U.K. But the band's new album, Last Night on Earth, is full of fist-pumping, sing-along songs, engineered to make you move.

Noah And The Whale: Following Its Muse

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