Deep Tracks: Live In Studio

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Original Air Date: 
April 25, 2020

In times of crisis, we need music. We look at how far people will go — even under quarantine, during a pandemic — to find ways to make music together.

Lisa Bielawa
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With "Broadcast From Home," New York City composer and musician Lisa Bielawa hopes to set the thoughts and emotions of quarantine to music, in the voices of anyone willing to contribute a performance. 

Length: 
13:32
Värttinä
Deep Tracks

Here’s a very short taste of the power of music. It’s the Finnish acapella group Värttinä.

Bobby McFerrin
Deep Tracks

Famous for his smash hit "Don’t Worry Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin is way more than that song. McFerrin talks to Steve about an eight-year project called "Vocabularies."

Moken
Deep Tracks

Moken is from Cameroon. He is a storyteller, with a voice both beautiful, bold, and at times bizarre. Charles sat down with him to talk about his new album “Missing Chapters” and to hear some incredible live music.

Length: 
13:15
Vijay Iyer
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Celebrated jazz pianist Vijay Iyer talks improv and basketball with Steve backstage before a show.

Length: 
15:04
Brandy Clark
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One of Charles’ favorite musician interviews is with country music star Brandy Clark. Brandy and Charles have a similar upbringing and he had a strong connection with her album “Big Day in a Small Town.”

Length: 
10:21
Nicole Paris
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Father-daughter beatboxers Nicole Paris and Ed Cage take vocal percussion from the cradle to the stage.

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5:35
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October 20, 2020