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John K. Samson On World Cafe

The Weakerthans frontman stops by the studio to perform songs from his debut solo album, Provincial.

Robert Glasper Experiment On World Cafe

Hear the jazz pianist perform genre-defying, airtight experimental tracks from his new record, Black Radio.

The Milk Carton Kids On World Cafe

Hear the dynamic folk duo perform its charming, soothing acoustic ballads in a studio session.

Dr. John: Swamp Grooves From The Bayou Underworld

With help from Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Dr. John returns to the spooky, percussive sounds of his first records on Locked Down.

There's Only 'One Direction' For This Boy Band: Up

One Direction recently became the first U.K. act to make its debut on the U.S. Billboard albums chart with Up All Night. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the new record is reminiscent of The Backstreet Boys and other pop stars.
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Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy

Vladimir Ashkenazy is a classical music star who was born in the Stalinist era in the Soviet Union. He moved to London in the 1960s. Ashkenazy is a renowned chamber music performer and six-time Grammy award-winning pianist. He is also a...