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Anti-Virtuoso Piano, Delicate And Despoiled

Masabumi Kikuchi's fully improvised album Sunrise features late, like-minded drummer Paul Motian.
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Fans Say Goodbye To Chuck Brown At Howard Theatre

Memorial events for D.C. music legend Chuck Brown began Tuesday, with hundreds turning out in the heat for the viewing at the Howard Theatre.

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Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros Are 'Here'

David Greene profiles the 12-member indie-folk band, which just released its second album, Here. It's the first of two albums the group will release this year.
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Catherine Russell: An In-Studio Fresh Air Concert

The standards singer's new solo album, Strictly Romancin', explores the ups and downs of love. Russell sings several tracks from the record during this interview and performance.
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Bootsy Collins On His Special Blend Of Funk

Tell Me More presents an encore of host Michel Martin's interview with funk musician Bootsy Collins. Before striking out on his own, he played bass for James Brown and George Clinton's Parliament Funkadelic. Collins talks about blending hip-hop, spoken word and a little Latin flavor for his latest album Tha Funk Capital of The World.
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Vanessa Perez: A Rising Star From Venezuela

A new star out of the El Sistema program says that her goal in playing Chopin is valuing honesty over prettiness.

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