The composer and musical tinkerer’s new project is called SLEEP, which inspired a video in which angelic voices offer a soothing balm for a hectic world.
If counting sheep isn’t working, British composer Max Richter’s latest piece might. Sleep is eight hours long and designed to help listeners get some shut-eye.
With a muscular, mahogany-colored voice, one of the today’s finest tenors sings his way through the hits and lesser-known operas by Puccini.
Music by New Orleans native Louis Moreau Gottschalk, America’s first musical superstar, is a gumbo of styles including pop and classical.
To mark the beloved violinist’s 70th birthday, take a look back at a handful of memorable moments, from appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show to starting his own education program.
“We wanted to be a part of the healing process of the city and of the people,” Bridgewater says. Her new album, Dee Dee’s Feathers, mines the rich history of New Orleans music.
More than 60,000 people will gather in the Nevada desert next week for the annual festival — and the Playa Pops Symphony, which made its debut last year, will be ready for them.
Bassist Christian McBride, host of NPR’s Jazz Night In America, explains the complicated dynamics between the bass and the drums in jazz — and James Brown.
As a wild week on Wall Street comes to a close, experimental musician Jace Clayton shares his current work-in-progress: a composition that translates stocks’ movements into sound.
Marian McPartland improvises a “Portrait” of the talented Japanese pianist in this 2004 session.