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3:47 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

A Gifted Cellist Sails Beyond Sweden, Across 'Fields Of Love'

Linnea Olsson's debut album is called Ah!
Tammy Karlsson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed January 22, 2014 7:01 pm

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Music
3:47 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

600 Suggestions — And Counting — For Our Cabin Fever Playlist

Originally published on Tue February 4, 2014 12:54 pm

Transcript

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And now, a musical antidote to the winter blahs, a cabin fever playlist preview.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

That's right. It's time for everyone to get dancin' and singin' and movin' to the groovin'...

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG "PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC")

WILD CHERRY: (Singing) And just when it hit me, somebody turned around and shouted, play that funky music, white boy. Play that funky music right.

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The Checkout: Live
3:37 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Guillermo Klein: Live At Berklee

Guillermo Klein.
Michael Borgida Berklee College of Music

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 3:50 pm

Composer and bandleader Guillermo Klein is known largely for Los Guachos, a large ensemble which draws from Argentine folk forms, the New York jazz talent pool and a postmodern mash-up imagination. His is beguiling music, filled with human voices and off-kilter meter and cutting melody. It's a form he and some of his band first started developing at Berklee College of Music, where he and fellow Argentines learned to apply jazz concepts to the many sounds in their heads.

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World Cafe
3:28 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

San Fermin on World Cafe

San Fermin.
Tom O'Neal Courtesy of the artist

Ellis Ludwig-Leone went to Yale and studied music; then, after graduating, he went to the mountains in Banff, Canada, to write and arrange the music that became San Fermin's ambitious 2013 debut.

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Favorite Sessions
2:20 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

KEXP Presents: Joe Henry

Joe Henry performed some new, unreleased material live on KEXP.
Charina Pitzel KEXP

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 12:42 pm

"If you're meaning to seduce anybody, you don't announce your intention," L.A. singer-songwriter Joe Henry joked when introducing his new song "Swayed." Nevertheless, he hooked us by the heart during a recent in-studio appearance.

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