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Revisit Gregg Allman's Last World Cafe Performance

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His 2011 record, Low Country Blues, was his first in 14 years. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, Blues featured covers of legendary artists like B.B. King and Muddy Waters.

Gregg Allman On World Cafe

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Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

The versatile, knowledgeable vocalist joins Marian McPartland for a set of Duke Ellington and Gershwin tunes.

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

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Matthew Logan Vasquez 'Does What He Wants'

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You can't tell the Delta Spirit frontman what to do in this session, featuring songs from his latest solo album.

Matthew Logan Vasquez On World Cafe

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Watch Sylvan Esso Perform 'Radio' — On The Radio

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The dynamic duo's follow-up to its hugely successful debut features one of its best songs yet, which Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn performed live for KCRW.

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Portugal. The Man On World Cafe

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For a danceable band of low-key, really nice dudes from Alaska, Portugal. The Man has stirred up some controversy. Hear a live performance and interview.

Portugal. The Man On World Cafe

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Watch Little Dragon Perform 'Sweet' Live In The Studio

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The dance-pop quartet's new album, Season High, is its most upbeat yet. Watch a live performance of "Sweet," captured at KCRW's studios.

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano: On Heckling Philip Glass

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The R&B singer's new record is intricate and organic. It's the sum of his many influences, including pop, cumbia and childhood days spent interrupting Philip Glass' practice sessions.

Gabriel Garzón-Montano On World Cafe

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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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