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Christian McBride: The Bass Boss

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The "go-to" jazz bassist dishes on his mentor, Ray Brown, and performs with pianist Peter Martin.

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KCRW Presents: Kimbra

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Watch the New Zealand pop star perform "Come Into My Head" for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Gregoire Maret: Harmonica With Legs

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A restless creative spirit (and stage presence), Maret performs tunes from his self-titled debut.

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KCRW Presents: Esperanza Spalding

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Watch Spalding and her brass band perform "Smile Like That" from her new album, Radio Music Society.

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Kept From Playing Piano, Vanessa Perez Pushes Through To Success

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A rising Venezuelan pianist explains how she overcame her mother's fears to pursue her destiny.

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