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Brandy Clark
Deep Tracks

This interview was recorded near the end of the presidential race when everyone and their brother was trying to figure out what was happe

Length: 
10:21
Mariela Shaker
Interactive

In 2013, violinist Mariela Shaker escaped the Syrian Civil War and relocated to the US, moving from Aleppo, a city of 2 million, to a small Illinois town of less than 10,000.

Length: 
6:17
Esperanza Spalding / Shorefire Media
Audio

Jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding talks about the inspiration behind her latest album, 'Emily’s D+Evolution.'

Length: 
13.58
Ken Windsor (CC BY 3.0)
Articles

Critic Ted Gioia says a new generation of young musicians have discovered an antidote to stale, formulaic pop music in the energy and ecstasy of jazz.

Length: 
13:24
Vijay Iyer
Audio

Celebrated jazz pianist Vijay Iyer has a Ph.D in music cognition and a penchant for asking big questions - like, what is music? And what does it do for us? Steve Paulson caught up with Vijay backstage before a recent concert, where they talked about improvisation and the parallels between jazz and basketball.

Length: 
15:04
Band A Part
Deep Tracks

Norway's acclaimed pianist Tord Gustavsen recommends another Norwegian classic, Masqualero's album "Bande a Part."

Length: 
3:26

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