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Django Django On World Cafe

XPN

The Scottish band performs songs from its debut album and talks with David Dye about the three years that passed between its first single and its debut album.

Django Django On World Cafe

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Cody ChesnuTT: Love Thy Mother

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

After 10 years between albums, the soul singer made a triumphant comeback with Landing on a Hundred. Watch ChesnuTT perform one of that record's catchiest and most poignant songs, "That's Still Mama."

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Star & Micey On World Cafe

XPN

This poppy folk band brings a fresh perspective to the Memphis music scene. Listen to a performance and interview with the group, recorded at Ardent Studios.

Star & Micey On World Cafe

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Chick Corea On Piano Jazz

Pianist, composer and NEA Jazz Master Chick Corea is one of the most creative and inventive musicians in jazz today. On this episode of Piano Jazz from 2002, he solos in "Monk's Mood" and joins host Marian McPartland for an evocative version of his legendary tune "Spain."

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Shelby Lynne On 'Song Travels'

The country singer-songwriter joins host Michael Feinstein for a soulful rendition of "You Belong to Me."

Hear Shelby Lynne On Song Travels

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Rev. John Wilkins On World Cafe

XPN

World Cafe couldn't leave Memphis without a taste of the blues from gospel-blues singer and preacher Rev. John Wilkins. Here, he performs a session with a cover of his father's famous song, "Prodigal Son."

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Lucero, Live At Ardent Studios

XPN

The popular Memphis rock band is featured in this installment of "Sense of Place." Listen to a stripped-down set from Lucero, recorded live at Ardent Recording Studios.

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KCRW Presents: Poolside

KCRW

This L.A. disco duo is aptly named, and was a favorite of KCRW throughout 2012. Listen to Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise perform "Take Me Home," with help from members of Brazil's Bonde do RolĂȘ.

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Andras Schiff's 'Well-Tempered' Guide To Bach

American Public Media

The pianist has such an intimate relationship with the Well-Tempered Clavier, hearing him play its kaleidoscopic preludes and fugues is like getting an inside view of a wondrously successful lifelong marriage. Communing daily with Bach helps the pianist stay fit and inspired.

Discusses and plays Bach

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Jake Bugg: From High School To The Top Of The World

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The charismatic 18-year-old singer-songwriter and his acoustic guitar have blown up overseas; now, Bugg has set his eyes on America. Watch the wunderkind perform "Two Fingers" live at WFUV.