Studio SessionsMusicians 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.
Explosive live performances, non-stop touring and a commitment to songwriting have earned Scott Miller and Will Hoge a dedicated following. Hear a collaborative performance both artists, as well an interview with World Cafe host David Dye.
Analog Drift was the most played album on KCRW for several weeks after its release in 2010. So it made sense to bring Chico Mann's irresistible, Afrobeat- and Latin-inspired electronic music to the studio for a session.
Philadelphia-based pianist and composer Orrin Evans brought 16 other musicians to the WBGO studios — and that represents less than half of the rotating cast of the jazz orchestra he organizes. Hear their session from Newark, N.J.
Normally, London's Morcheeba sounds quite a bit like Portishead or Massive Attack, who make music using samplers and sequencers. In this WFUV studio session, Morcheeba takes a different approach by breaking out the acoustic guitars and piano to reconstruct its songs.
Known as "The Voice" throughout his home country of South Africa, Vusi Mahlasela recently released his seventh studio album, Say Africa. Hear Mahlasela perform songs from his new album and chat with World Cafe host David Dye.