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Jesse Dee.

Read Next: Jesse Dee WXPN

March 4, 2013 – Hear two tracks from the soulful musician's debut album, On My Mind, In My Heart. WXPN


Jane Bunnett's "Ron Con Ron" is featured on Lula Lounge: Essential Tracks.

Read Latin Gold In The Frozen North At Toronto's Lula Lounge

March 4, 2013 – A new compilation, Lula Lounge: Essential Tracks, showcases Canada's thriving Latin music scene.


Van Cliburn in concert in 1993.

Read Memories Of Van Cliburn From Medalists

March 4, 2013 – Van Cliburn competition winners remember the great pianist, who died last month at age 78.


Read Guards On World Cafe WXPN

March 4, 2013 – Hear the old-school Brooklyn pop-rock band play songs from its new album, In Guards We Trust. WXPN


Three Motown Artists Die Within Weeks Of Each Other

March 4, 2013 – Audie Cornish has more on Bobby Rogers, Richard Street and Damon Harris.


The Lone Bellow performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 20, 2013.

Watch The Lone Bellow: Tiny Desk Concert

March 4, 2013 – The fast-rising Brooklyn trio sings beautiful, heartfelt, impeccably harmonized folk-pop songs.


A wedding ceremony: as close as many of us get to the theatrical stage.

Watch Marches Madness: Marriage As Theater

March 4, 2013 – Forget basketball this month: there's greater drama at weddings, as Mendelssohn reminds us.

Dar Williams.

Listen Dar Williams On Mountain Stage

March 4, 2013 – The popular singer-songwriter returns to perform songs from her 10th album, In the Time of Gods.


Adrian Younge (left) and William Hart. Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics comes out March 12.

Read First Listen: The Delfonics, 'Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics'

March 4, 2013 – This cross-generational production has resulted in songs that get under your skin and stay there.

The members of Efterklang in Piramida: Mads Brauer (left), Rasmus Stolberg (center) and Casper Clausen.

Watch How One Band Turned A Ghost Town Into A Giant Recording Studio

March 4, 2013 – The Danish band Efterklang literally went to the ends of the earth to make its album Piramida.


Phosphorescent's new album, Muchacho, comes out March 19.

Read First Listen: Phosphorescent, 'Muchacho'

March 3, 2013 – Matthew Houck's best songs come off like conversations — wise and soft, and warmed by experience.

Sound City: Real to Reel, the soundtrack to a new documentary directed by Dave Grohl, comes out March 12.

Read First Listen: Dave Grohl & Friends, 'Sound City: Real To Reel'

March 3, 2013 – Grohl joins Stevie Nicks, Trent Reznor, Paul McCartney and more to honor the art of recording.

Devendra Banhart's new album, Mala, comes out March 12.

Read First Listen: Devendra Banhart, 'Mala'

March 3, 2013 – The singer smooths out the extremes in his sound, while still finding ways to defy expectations.

Marnie Stern's new album, The Chronicles of Marnia, comes out March 19.

Read First Listen: Marnie Stern, 'The Chronicles Of Marnia'

March 3, 2013 – Stern is a remarkable guitarist, technically speaking, but her music also exudes joy and humanity.

Margaret Bonds in 1956. Born in Chicago in 1913, Bonds became one of the first African-American female composers to gain recognition in the United States.

Read At 100, Composer Margaret Bonds Remains A Great Exception

March 3, 2013 – The late Bonds is still one of few black female composers to gain recognition in the United States.


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