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World Cafe

Sense Of Place North Carolina: Squirrel Nut Zippers

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Hear a 1996 session featuring the Chapel Hill swing-revival band, which had a huge hit with "Hell."

Sense Of Place North Carolina: Squirrel Nut Zippers
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Sergio Salvatore On Piano Jazz

The composer and pianist was only 14 when he was a guest on the program back in 1996.

Sergio Salvatore In The Studio
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Art Hodes On Piano Jazz

The pianist, an adherent to early jazz styles, appeared on the program in 1984.

Art Hodes In The Studio
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Song Travels

Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels

The singer demonstrates his a cappella style and performs songs from Porgy And Bess.

Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels
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Song Travels

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Song Travels

The singer performs a few of Billie Holiday's signature songs, including "Loverman."

Dee Dee Bridgewater In The Studio
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Song Travels

Jitterbug Vipers On Song Travels

The 1930s-style "viper jazz" band swings with rock 'n' roll fury in a live studio session.

Jitterbug Vipers In The Studio
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Dardanelle Hadley On Piano Jazz

In this Piano Jazz session from 1984, Hadley shows off her chops in "All The Things You Are."

Dardanelle Hadley In The Studio
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Song Travels

Lily Frost On Song Travels

The Canadian singer-songwriter performs several of her own songs, plus a Billie Holiday classic.

Lily Frost In The Studio
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Mercer Ellington On Piano Jazz

In a 1994 session, Ellington joins Marian McPartland to discuss working for his famous father, Duke.

Mercer Ellington In The Studio
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