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July 31, 2015 | NPR · Christian McBride, host of Jazz Night In America, examines the piano phenomenon Joey Alexander, his classmate Joey DeFrancesco and his own experience as a hotly tipped young talent.
 
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July 31, 2015 | NPR · Henderson, the original Tonight Show bandleader, also worked as a piano soloist on Frank Sinatra's and Bing Crosby's radio shows. Hear a session from 1992.
 
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July 27, 2015 | NPR · Covering the elusive Nick Drake is rarely successful, but Lizz Wright's smooth, trumpet-accented version of "River Man" has the right kind of self-possession.
 

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August 1, 2015 | NPR · After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it "is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777."
 
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August 1, 2015 | NPR · Germany has struggled with a record number of refugees, prompting calls for increased deportations. But German businesses see an opportunity in these newcomers to ease a shortage of skilled workers.
 
July 28, 2015 | WMFE · At the height of segregation, Eatonville — home of Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston — was a place of refuge for blacks across Florida. Now the town is struggling for its survival.
 
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July 27, 2015 | NPR · Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is one of a number of older European stars to sign with an MLS team. While their presence may boost the league, it has led to criticism of MLS as a "retirement home."
 
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