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Chilly Gonzales: Pianist, Rapper, Provocateur

There's little Gonzales is afraid to try: He's worked with Drake, soundtracked the launch of the iPad and broken the world record for longest solo piano performance. His latest album applies a modern pop approach to a classical form.
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Sean Rowe: An Outdoorsman Enters Civilization

After years spent playing bars, roadhouses and more bars, Rowe has become a favorite with critics for his dense story-songs and doleful baritone.
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A Roving Percussionist On The Big Easy's Busy Streets

Clyde Casey has been performing in New Orleans for 40 years. His instrument of choice is a giant mobile contraption of his own making.
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Selah Sue: From Online Stardom To A Stage With Prince

The young Belgian singer-songwriter came to music late, but quickly grabbed the attention of producers and singers such as Meshell Ndegeocello and Cee-Lo Green. Here, she performs selections from her self-titled debut.
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Blackberry Smoke: Life In A Small Town

Like Lynyrd Skynyrd before it, the band turns Southern music forms into radio-ready singalongs.
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The Tallest Man On Earth On World Cafe

Hear Swedish singer Kristian Matsson perform songs from his new album, There's No Leaving Now.
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How Rashida Jones Found Her Inner Music Nerd

A child of Hollywood royalty explains how, in her childhood, one band opened her mind to "the mathematics of music."

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