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Pela: Brand-New Songs, Unplugged

KEXP

Setting aside its high-voltage stage antics, Pela treated KEXP to acoustic versions of new material.

Session Spotlight: Pela Performs 'Strange Days'

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Stefon Harris Blackout: E Pluribus Urban

WBGO

Harris and his band of jazz and hip-hop sophisticates bring some swagger to modern jazz.

Stefon Harris Blackout In Studio On WBGO 7/17/09

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Marc Andre Hamelin: The Praiseworthy Pianist

American Public Media

Hear the pianist indulge his eclectic taste in music with a performance at the APM studios.

Hear Marc-Andre Hamelin At The Performance Today Studio

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Monty Alexander: Living The Good Life

KPLU

In a Jazz24 session, the Jamaican pianist plays a quiet version of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry."

Monty Alexander In Studio On Jazz24 7/31/09

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Zap Mama: New 'ReCreations' In The Studio

KEXP

The pan-global dance group performs new material in a session from KEXP.

Zap Mama: New 'ReCreations' In The Studio

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Robyn Hitchcock: A Stranger In 'Oslo'

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Hitchcock performs an as-yet-unreleased Peter Buck collaboration called "Propeller Time."

Robyn Hitchcock in Studio on WFUV 6/5/09

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WGBH Radio

The young Israeli pianist digs deep into the tangled mind and music of Robert Schumann at WGBH.

Hear Yaron Kohlberg Play Schumann at WGBH

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Au Revoir Simone: We're Not French

KEXP

The all-keyboard trio performs sweet melodies from its self-released album in a session from KEXP.

Au Revoir Simone in Studio on KEXP 6/16/09

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Allen Toussaint: The Road Through America

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The legendary pianist led the way through the different "musics" of New Orleans in a recent session.

Allen Toussaint in Studio on WFUV 4/20/09

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