If he succeeds, it would be the first piano made in his country — and the first made in Africa since 1989. Skeptics wonder if it's an impossible mission.
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This month's playlist includes a new track from an Austin up-and-comer, a song about white privilege from Tune-Yards and a jazz instrumental cover of Amy Winehouse.
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On this episode of Piano Jazz, the pianist and master collaborator displays his graceful, romantic style and duets with host Marian McPartland.
This month's playlist includes a new track from an Austin up-and-comer, a song about white privilege from Tune-Yards and jazz instrumental cover of Amy Winehouse.
We join Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah for a performance at the New Orleans Jazz Market drawn from The Centennial Trilogy — and explore his work as a bridge-builder, an ambassador and an avatar.
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Afie Jurvanen's latest album, Earthtones, rests firmly in a funky pocket of groove.
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Kacey Musgraves has spent the past five years building a new musical world in Nashville. Now she's showing the world that she is fully living in it.
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The 1990s rock band is back with a shimmering new reflection on the inner struggle between good and evil.
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Monroe sounds more sensitive, sensual and comfortable in her skin than she ever has on her upcoming album, Sparrow.
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Laetitia Tamko, the artist known as Vagabon, is a 25-year-old, Cameroon-born musician with a big, tenor voice just bursting with new musical ideas.
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"Make Me Feel" and "Django Jane" from her forthcoming LP and "emotion picture," Dirty Computer, show Monae at her most vulnerable.
Jorge Drexler shares music from his native Uruguay that influenced his own music.
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The Alice Phoebe Lou song "She," is about female empowerment in the age of "Me Too." It now has an equally powerful video seemingly shot in a aqueous abyss.
Carlile fills her new album with songs about forgiving the pain inflicted by lovers, parents and others. Critic Ken Tucker says the singer's music and message carry a "mighty strength."
From making songs as a hobby to getting millions of streams on Spotify and performing on national TV, the LA by way of Philly band shares its story.
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The nominee pool for the BRITs can sometimes show off a more exciting playing field than their stateside counterpart the Grammys.
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The 1990s saw a wave of prominent women musicians who took the reins, creatively and professionally, over their music — and provided a blueprint for lasting careers.
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Watch as the singer-songwriter with ambitious pop potential performs an acoustic version of the lead single from his latest release, Let's.
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The video premiere from his forthcoming album, Fever, is a zombified wake-up call.
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In the five years between Blind Pilot's sophomore album and its 2016 follow-up, Israel Nebeker's 13-year relationship ended and his father died. And Then Like Lions is the stunning result of loss.
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