Studio Sessions Musicians perform and discuss their work in the studios of NPR and NPR Music station partners. Live music sessions, interviews, and the best new songs in rock, pop, folk, classical, jazz, blues, urban, and world music. Watch video sessions.

Studio Sessions

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Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

The influential vocalist and pianist joins Marian McPartland for a set of originals and a few favorite tunes by Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael and more.

Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

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Tift Merritt performs live on Mountain Stage. Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Watch Tift Merritt Perform Live On Mountain Stage

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"How does the scar forgive the knife?" the singer-songwriter asks in this heart-wrenching live performance of "Heartache Is An Uphill Climb."

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World Cafe Nashville: Marty Stuart

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Hear a session with the walking, talking, singing, guitar-slinging repository of American popular music in advance of his new album, Way Out West.

World Cafe Nashville: Marty Stuart

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Watch Palehound Perform 'Holiest' Live At Pickathon

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The Boston indie-rock band plays a deep cut from its catalog at Pickathon's Woods Stage outside Portland, Ore.