1:26 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Latin Music That Breaks Barriers And Pushes Boundaries

Singer Sarah Aroeste performs Ladino music — a style created by the Sephardic Jews of the Iberian Peninsula.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat June 23, 2012 9:04 am

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1:21 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra On JazzSet

With 46 years under its belt, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer and Thad Jones at the Village Vanguard.
John Rogers for NPR

Originally published on Thu June 21, 2012 2:32 pm

It started in 1966 as a three-week agreement among composer and conductor Thad Jones, drummer Mel Lewis and Max Gordon, the proprietor of The Village Vanguard in New York. And it continues, gloriously.

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Favorite Sessions
12:52 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Joe Pug: 'Hymn' For A Lasting Relationship

Folk Alley

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 3:32 pm

A hymn is a faith song, and Joe Pug knows about faith. It was a leap of faith which moved him to quit school in pursuit of songwriting in the first place. So it's no surprise that his stirring new song "Hymn #76" balances on faith. "To love me is to set up on a mountain," he sings. "Every step is harder than the last."

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World Cafe
10:14 am
Thu June 21, 2012

fun. On World Cafe

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Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 11:22 am

This segment, from March 23, 2012, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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Deceptive Cadence
9:57 am
Thu June 21, 2012

How Do You Encourage Your Kid Without Being A Crazy Stage Parent?

If your child's happy and she knows it, then her practice time will surely show it.

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 3:44 pm

All this week, we've been exploring ways to encourage kids' enthusiasm in learning music, from picking an instrument to finding a teacher to practicin

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