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Sessions from Studio A - Gavin Mee & Cody Lee

Nov 10, 2016
Carl Nelson

Gavin Lee performing "Mosquito Chicks" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Cody Lee performing "Bounder" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Gavin Mee and Cody Lee on the web.

Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.

Joyce DiDonato is one of the most acclaimed opera singers of her generation; this year, she won the Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo. Her latest album, In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music, is a collection of baroque arias from the 17th and 18th centuries divided into two sections — one addressing war, the other, peace.

Sessions from Studio A - Tentacles Everywhere

Nov 3, 2016
Carl Nelson

Tentacles Everywhere performs "Native" in WNIJ's Studio A.

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The Italian pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi brought in a full band for a stunning live performance. He has a giant global following — and for good reason, as demonstrated by this rendition of his piece "Petricor."

SET LIST

  • "Petricor"

Photo: Larry Hirshowitz/KCRW. Watch Ludovico Einaudi's full Morning Becomes Eclectic set at KCRW.com.

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