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Mieka Pauley.

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May 16, 2013 – The singer-songwriter performs raw, emotional songs with a smooth and soulful sound.

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Chris Tomson (left) and Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend perform at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

Watch Vampire Weekend, Live In Concert KCRW

May 15, 2013 – Watch the New York band perform an intimate 12-song set at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW. KCRW

Milo Greene.

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May 15, 2013 – The cinematic pop group offsets its atmospheric melodies with a driving, energetic edge.

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Miguel Zenón.

Listen Miguel Zenón Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

May 15, 2013 – The Puerto Rican saxophonist's stunning quartet of 10 years presents new music in concert. WBGO

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Vintage Trouble.

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May 14, 2013 – The soulful rock band draws inspiration from dreamy '60s pop and '70s heavy guitar rock.

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Leonard Slatkin leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall.

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May 13, 2013 – Leonard Slatkin leads music by Ravel and Rachmaninov, composers who straddled the 20th century. WQXR

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Conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra gave the final performance in this year's Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall on May 11, 2013. The program was of all 20th-century Russian music: Shchedrin's Slava, Slava; Schnittke's Viola Concerto; and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony.

Listen Spring For Music: National Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR

May 11, 2013 – Hear 20th-century Russian music paying tribute to the NSO's late director, Mstislav Rostropovich. WQXR

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Larry Keel & Natural Bridge.

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May 10, 2013 – The four-piece bluegrass band brings its sound from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the world.

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Steven Bernstein performs at 92Y Tribeca with Sexmob.

Watch Sexmob: Live In Concert WBGO

May 9, 2013 – Steven Bernstein's down-for-anything quartet parties to the themes of film composer Nino Rota. WBGO

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Allison Miller.

Watch Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom: Live In Concert WBGO

May 9, 2013 – At the end of a tour, drummer Allison Miller leads her singular quartet in a New York homecoming. WBGO

Ólafur Arnalds performs live at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Watch Olafur Arnalds, Live In Concert

May 7, 2013 – Watch the Icelandic musician's magnificent work as it's re-imagined with a 28-member orchestra.

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Asleep At The Wheel.

Listen Asleep At The Wheel On Mountain Stage

May 6, 2013 – The crowd-pleasing Western swing band has spent four decades honing its energetic, evolving sound.

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Rusted Root.

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May 3, 2013 – Hear three of the hit band's songs, performed live in an archival recording from January 1995.

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Chick Corea (keyboard) joined the SFJAZZ Collective for the closing performance, an arrangement of his piece "Spain."

Listen SFJAZZ Center Opening Night On JazzSet WBGO

May 2, 2013 – Joe Lovano, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding and more take the glimmering venue on its maiden voyage. WBGO

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Baaba Maal.

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May 2, 2013 – In this 1995 performance, one of Senegal's most influential artists showcases his unique sound.

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