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At age 21, Russian Daniil Trifonov is making a huge impression in the piano world.

Watch Pianist Daniil Trifonov: Disappearing Into Chopin WGBH

February 6, 2013 – After winning two major competitions, the 21-year-old Russian is reaching for piano perfection. WGBH

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The Menahan Street Band performed live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Menahan Street Band KCRW

February 6, 2013 – Watch one of Brooklyn's funkiest live bands perform its trademark tune, "Make the Road By Walking." KCRW

Bat For Lashes performs live on WFUV.

Watch Bat For Lashes: Balladry, On Ableton And Autoharp WFUV

February 5, 2013 – Watch autoharp-wielding singer Natasha Khan perform "Lilies" live at WFUV's studios in New York. WFUV

Cantus performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 3, 2012.

Watch Cantus: Tiny Desk Concert

February 4, 2013 – The a cappella ensemble sings widely divergent songs from American, European and Sufi traditions.

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McCoy Tyner at the SFJAZZ Center Opening Night concert.

Watch McCoy Tyner: Live At SFJAZZ

January 30, 2013 – Watch the massively influential pianist perform with long-time collaborator Bobby Hutcherson.

Saxophonists Joshua Redman (center) and Joe Lovano (left) lead a performance at the SFJAZZ Center grand opening.

Watch Joe Lovano & Joshua Redman: Live At SFJAZZ

January 30, 2013 – Watch a founding member of the SFJAZZ Collective and his tenor sax successor drive a jaunty swinger.

Ben Schneider of Lord Huron sets up for his session on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: Lord Huron KCRW

January 30, 2013 – Watch one of the best new bands in Los Angeles perform its hit "Time to Run," live on KCRW. KCRW

Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim (center) brought members of his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (including his son Michael Barenboim, left, and Kinan Azmeh) to the intimate spaces of Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge.

Watch Daniel Barenboim And Members Of The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra WQXR

January 29, 2013 – NPR Music and WQXR host an intimate evening that spans great Western and Middle Eastern music. WQXR

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Odd Future offshoot The Internet performs live at KEXP in Seattle.

Watch The Internet: Odd Future's Smooth Side KEXP

January 29, 2013 – Watch Matt Martians and Syd The Kid perform "Give It Time," live on KEXP's Street Sounds. KEXP

Of Montreal performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 14, 2012.

Watch Of Montreal: Tiny Desk Concert

January 28, 2013 – Frontman Kevin Barnes uses the intimacy of the NPR Music offices to try out some quiet new material.

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John Cale visits KEXP's studios in Seattle for an intimate performance.

Watch John Cale: The Return Of An Underground Icon KEXP

January 26, 2013 – Watch the co-founder of The Velvet Underground perform "I Wanna Talk 2 U," live at KEXP in Seattle. KEXP

The Ebene Quartet performs at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, New York, in August 2012.

Watch The Ebene Quartet Powers Through Mendelssohn

January 25, 2013 – Watch one of today's top string quartets delve deep at a Brooklyn bookstore.

Mexican Institute of Sound performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Mexican Institute Of Sound KCRW

January 24, 2013 – Watch Mexico City producer Camilo Lara perform "Es-Toy" on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

The Lone Bellow performs at Rockwood Music Hall.

Watch The Lone Bellow: A Perfect Song For Singing Along WFUV

January 22, 2013 – Watch the Brooklyn roots-rock group play "The One You Should've Let Go" live at Rockwood Music Hall. WFUV

Cody ChesnuTT performs live on WFUV in New York City.

Watch Cody ChesnuTT: Love Thy Mother WFUV

January 19, 2013 – Watch the soul singer perform "That's Still Mama" live at WFUV's studios in New York City. WFUV

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