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Music Interviews

What Does It Mean To Be A Child Prodigy In Jazz?

Christian McBride, host of Jazz Night In America, examines the piano phenomenon Joey Alexander, his classmate Joey DeFrancesco and his own experience as a hotly tipped young talent.

Mi Chocolatina Quantic
Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel
Ode To a Mountain The Melodic
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Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

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Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

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Space Monkey Genji Siraisi
Got Me Wrong Brad Mehldau Trio
Sing, Sing, Sing Benny Goodman

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What Does It Mean To Be A Child Prodigy In Jazz?

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Ma Blues Joey Alexander
Tea Legs The Transatlantics

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The Plan To Give Pell Grants To Prisoners

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Reckoning San Fermin
Pasture Elephant Revival

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Remembering Alan Cheuse, Our Longtime Literary Guide

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This Life Mike Flangin
Sapphire Bonobo
Everyday Aphrodesia
Firewalker Jungle Fire
Balkan Reggae [Jstar Mix] Mahala Raï Banda
Space Mosquito Los Straitjackets

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