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April Verch Band.

Listen April Verch Band On Mountain Stage

December 28, 2012 – Verch embraces mountain and old-time music that's true to tradition but distinct in its own right.

Terry Gross, shown above in 1987, has been host of Fresh Air since 1975, when it was broadcast only in greater Philadelphia.

Read 'Fresh Air' At 25: A Live Musical Tribute

December 31, 2012 – To celebrate 25 years, Fresh Air looks back at some great live performances from its archive.


Jon Faddis.

Listen Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra Of New York On JazzSet WBGO

December 27, 2012 – The big band plays "Jingle Bells" and more on New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center. WBGO

Caleb Klauder Country Band.

Listen Caleb Klauder Country Band On Mountain Stage

December 27, 2012 – Hear the traditional country band perform songs from its two most recent albums.


Matraca Berg.

Listen Matraca Berg On Mountain Stage

December 26, 2012 – Hear the award-winning country songwriter and singer perform her second set from the Mountain Stage.


Billy Joe Shaver.

Listen Billy Joe Shaver On Mountain Stage

December 24, 2012 – Backed by his own band, the legendary country singer-songwriter sings a few of his favorites.


Spirit Family Reunion.

Listen Spirit Family Reunion On Mountain Stage

December 21, 2012 – Hear the band play rustic, Appalachia-influenced tunes on its first Mountain Stage appearance.


Red Wanting Blue.

Listen Red Wanting Blue On Mountain Stage

December 20, 2012 – Hear the Columbus, Ohio-based band play earthy roots rock.


Dave Brubeck at Newport.

Listen Dave Brubeck Quartet On JazzSet WBGO

December 20, 2012 – JazzSet remembers the legendary pianist with a set from the 2009 Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO


Nellie McKay.

Listen Nellie McKay On Mountain Stage

December 19, 2012 – Hear the quirky, idiosyncratic singer perform songs from throughout her diverse repertoire.


The Mountain Goats.

Listen The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

December 18, 2012 – Hear John Darnielle and his band play indie-folk songs from their new album, Transcendental Youth.


Dr. Dog.

Listen Dr. Dog On Mountain Stage

December 17, 2012 – Hear the indie-rock band perform catchy, shambling songs from its latest album, Be the Void.


Geri Allen watches as Taylor Eigsti, Jason Moran and Ellis Marsalis, from left, perform in a round robin at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012.

Listen A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012

December 14, 2012 – Jason Moran, Taylor Eigsti, Geri Allen and Ellis Marsalis perform in NPR Music's annual tradition.


Jesse Harris.

Listen Jesse Harris On Mountain Stage

December 14, 2012 – Harris returns to Mountain Stage with songs from his bossa nova-influenced new album, Sub Rosa.


Barnaby Bright.

Listen Barnaby Bright On Mountain Stage

December 13, 2012 – Hear the indie-folk duo play a wide array of instruments in its first Mountain Stage appearance.


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