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Marcia Ball On Piano Jazz

Marcia Ball bends our understanding of blues with her melding of deep southern melodies and rhythms.

Marcia Ball On Piano Jazz

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Trouble Funk

We squeezed 12 go-go musicians behind the Tiny Desk. Watch what ensued.

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Ranky Tanky On Mountain Stage

Hear the Gullah-inspired sounds of Ranky Tanky's self-titled release, performed live by the powerful jazz quintet based out of South Carolina.

Ranky Tanky On Mountain Stage

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Go Back To Summer Camp With SZA's 'Broken Clocks' Video

In the R&B singer inhabits memories of summer camp to escape a harsher reality.

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Fantastic Negrito Returns, With Arrows Aimed At A Culture That's 'Lost Its Way'

The Grammy-winning Fantastic Negrito is back, with a new song and album that will meet a fractured culture with the "business of unity."

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Watch Jamila Woods Perform Spoken Word Poem, 'Blk Girl Art'

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The soul singer has been performing spoken word poetry since she was in high school. Watch her perform an original piece, live in the studio.

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SZA Dances Alone In 'The Weekend' Video, Directed By Solange

In a video for one of the best songs of 2017, SZA takes space to dance alone, with her own power.

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Watch Charles Bradley Perform 'Lovin' You Baby' Live At Pickathon

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Watch the late soul revivalist share his message of universal love on the Pickathon Woods Stage, during his second-to-last performance ever.

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With 'Not Coming Home,' ALA.NI Calls For Love In A Mad World

ALA.NI says it best: "LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE.Take it where you can get it, cause lord knows we need as much of it right now in this mad, mad world." That's at the heart of "Not Coming Home."

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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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