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The Role of the Musician and Artist in Tense Social Times By Nedelka F. Prescod

New England Conservatory | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts
New England Conservatory

As a musician, or as an Artist, as I prefer to think of myself, I often feel there is way too much pressure on us creatives to be this undefinable super-being for the world.

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

60 and Going On Timeless: Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

I credit Annie Lennox as being the artist who first turned me onto the joys of pop music in the dawning of my teen years. So to celebrate Lennox's milestone 60th birthday (she's born on Christmas Day), I'm spotlighting one non-single from each of her 15-plus albums since 1981.

Cassandra Wilson Kicks Off the Season at PAC SUNY Purchase College NY

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Ms. Wilson's voice is the feature here and she did not disappoint, but despite a generally pleasing performance, it was a bit disappointing that Ms.Wilsons' voice was not highlighted more and that band, however good, was more in the background.

Tower of Song

Tamsin Smith | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

It is the essence of fullfillment and release, fun and power, simplicity and profoundity all rolled into one tight syllable. To SING may be both the root and the flower of the most personal and most communal thing that we do.

Why I Want To Sing The National Anthem

Nicole Vesey | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Nicole Vesey

This entry is part of a contest by HuffPost Books and The Buried Life. Click here to read more about it. My name is Nicole Vesey, and I'm 20 years o...

Singing Lessons: Singing and Breathing

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

For the singer to master diaphragmatic breathing or "abdominal breathing," as well as intercostal breathing and back breathing, it is first vital to understand what the diaphragm looks like and how it functions.

Interview With Star Vocal Coach, David Stroud

Ruth Gerson | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

A singing teacher to the stars, David Stroud was commissioned during the American Idol Season 8 tour as a vocal teacher for touring idols. His latest creation is a voice instruction app called VocalizeU.

An "Open Door" Collaboration: India.Arie and Idan Raichel

Modiba | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Modiba

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Ava Luna Plays Glasslands For CMJ

Turnstyle | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Seher Sikandar/Turnstyle News See a photo gallery of Ava Luna's CMJ showcase on Turnstyle>> By: Seher Sikandar Here's a band that is g...

I'm in a Band in NYC... and You Can Be, Too

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

If you told me I'd be playing onstage with a band at The Cake Shop on the Lower East Side, I'd say you'd lost it. Playing rock and roll on stage was never on my bucket list.

CDs: Willie Nelson's New American Classic

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Some of my favorite albums of all time were recorded by artists well past their prime. Willie Nelson's American Classic can be added to the list.