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Talent And Tourism Keep Blues Alive In Clarksdale, Mississippi

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Join Jazz Night in America on a visit to Clarksdale, Miss., where struggling musicians are reaping the benefits of blues tourism.

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Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

On his fourth visit to Mountain Stage, the Grammy-winning blues artist performs songs from throughout his four-decade career.

Robert Cray On Mountain Stage

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Holly Hofmann On Piano Jazz

Hear the classically trained flutist bring her bluesy style to this 2002 episode, featuring a performance with Marian McPartland.

Holly Hofmann On Piano Jazz

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Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

Hear the revered blues musician play songs from his solo debut on the 900th episode of Mountain Stage.

Sherman Holmes On Mountain Stage

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Watch Live Performances By Dan Wilson, Son Little, Martin Sexton Trio And More

Stream performances from a diverse group of songwriters as they celebrate fall with Mountain Stage, live at the Culture Center Theater.

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ALA.NI

ALA.NI captures and conveys a reverent love of early-20th-century music, while injecting those sounds with charisma and charm well suited for any era.

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Watch Dan Auerbach Perform 'Trouble Waits For You' Live In The Studio

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Watch The Black Keys' frontman play an unreleased solo song live at Apogee Studio in Los Angeles for KCRW.

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Watch Alabama Shakes Travel Back In Time With Cover Of 'Killer Diller'

For the PBS documentary series American Epic, Alabama Shakes' members used 1920s-era equipment to record a cover of "Killer Diller."

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Ruthie Foster On Mountain Stage

The Grammy-nominated blues and gospel singer returns to Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va.

Ruthie Foster On Mountain Stage

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Lucinda Williams, Live In Concert

Watch the legendary singer-songwriter perform a three-song set at Damrosch Park in New York City.