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On the coffee table of his cozy East Nashville apartment, Aaron Lee Tasjan has a notebook open to autobiographical scrawling — it's a kind of cheat sheet to his musical past, which he prepared, with his mother's help, just in case he forgot anything during his interview with NPR. To be fair, it isn't all that simple to retrace his weaving, winding musical path. The singer-songwriter tried out a variety of musical niches, cities and scenes before landing in Nashville.

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The first thing you notice about Drew Michael's new stand-up special is what's not there. There's no stage, no audience, no laughter, except for maybe your own - just a comic pacing in a shapeless darkness thinking out loud

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Time now for ALL TECH CONSIDERED.

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This story originally aired on Feb. 28, 2017 on All Things Considered.

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Finally today, jazz pianist and composer Randy Weston died this weekend. He was 92 years old.

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Trump Administration Cuts Aid To Pakistan

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In a sign of growing xenophobia in Germany, thousands of far-right protesters descended on the city of Chemnitz on Saturday, one week after the stabbing death of a 35-year-old German carpenter that has been blamed on two Middle Eastern asylum seekers.

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We learned today that there is no deal yet with Canada on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement. Even though President Trump had set today as the deadline, negotiators say they will resume talks on Wednesday.

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On this week's All Tech Considered, we are going to talk to the man who has led Uber for the past year.

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