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Norah Jones is a multi-GRAMMY winning singer and pianist who loves playing music with people, so she started her own podcast to do just that. Each episode, she sits down with a different guest for impromptu musical collaborations and candid conversation. Her guests come from all walks of life and every musical style and you never know where the songs will take them. So, come hang out in the studio. Norah Jones is Playing Along!

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Norah Jones is a multi-GRAMMY winning singer and pianist who loves playing music with people, so she started her own podcast to do just that. Each episode, she sits down with a different guest for impromptu musical collaborations and candid conversation. Her guests come from all walks of life and every musical style and you never know where the songs will take them. So, come hang out in the studio. Norah Jones is Playing Along!

    Laufey

    Laufey

    Norah is joined by Laufey, the honey voiced Icelandic singer-songwriter and multi instrumentalist whose modern jazz sound has won her both a GRAMMY nomination and millions of fans on TikTok. They talk about building a career in music while maintaining autonomy, and play some of Laufey's elegant originals, along with a lovely version of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," featuring Norah on piano and Laufey on cello. Recorded 8/05/23.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Rufus Wainwright

    Rufus Wainwright

    Norah sits down with the incredible singer, songwriter, and pianist, Rufus Wainwright, to talk about music and family, and to sing in sweet harmony. His gorgeous piano playing shines on songs from his early career, and Norah gets to play for him on an old standard from the Judy Garland "Live at Carnegie Hall" album. He tells some fabulous stories and they duet on a classic murder ballad from his new album, "Folkocracy.” Recorded 4/27/23.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Dave Grohl

    Dave Grohl

    Dave Grohl and Norah hang out in Foo Fighters' studio to play through some choice songs from his epic career. Dave talks about why he decided to take the hard road after Nirvana, getting lost in the White House, and asks Norah to take him to music school. Norah and Dave duet on a song that he hasn't played in 20 years, and he makes her day by lending his powerful drumming to one of her songs. This warm and wide-ranging episode gives an intimate peek into the mind of one of modern rock's most beloved legends. Recorded 4/26/23.
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    • 1 hr 45 min
    The National

    The National

    Matt Berninger and Bryce Dessner of The National join Norah by the fireplace to talk about and play songs from their amazing new album, The First Two Pages of Frankenstein. They fill her in on what it was like to come together as a band while living in far away places, the inspiration for the album, and writers block. Matt's warm baritone inspires Norah to ask for a duet on the first-ever acoustic performance of a decade-old song. Recorded 4/29/23.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Margaret Glaspy

    Margaret Glaspy

    Margaret Glaspy is a stellar singer-songwriter whose distinct approach has drawn in listeners far and wide. With her evocative lyrics, magnetic guitar playing, and unshakable vocals, Margaret’s performances are always inspiring and this episode is no exception! Listen in as Norah and Margaret rock out on her new singles, standouts from her catalogue, a powerful Lucinda Williams cover, and chat about the evolution from competitive fiddler to her bold new album, Echo The Diamond. Recorded 6/16/23
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Questlove and Christian McBride

    Questlove and Christian McBride

    This special session features not one but two incredible and incomparable musicians - Questlove and Christian McBride. Both hail from Philadelphia and have become titans of the music scene, each in their own right. Go back in time as they relive shared hilarious high school memories, musically breakdown some of their greatest influences, and come together with Norah on inspired covers of D’Angelo, Pops Staples, Kris Kristofferson and more. Recorded 5/10/2023.
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    • 2 hrs 13 min

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