This week we review music by Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground), Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Sonya Kitchell, Fergie and more.
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Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.
Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.
One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.
It's a harsh dose of reality when you realize that you're getting older and you find that your viewpoint toward what you love is not what it used to be.
Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis has been accumulating a series of honors, with the upcoming NEA's Jazz Masters Award being one of the most prestigious yet.
Great jazz players like Dan Tabion and Jarrad Harris remind you of how exciting understatement can be.
Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.
How does a music festival remain edgy and relevant? The British fest Meltdown 09 made news recently by tapping Ornette Coleman as director of this year's event.
Little wonder that Tina Fey says she would've been frightened to work on the original SNL. It wasn't for the faint-hearted.
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