Milos, the one-named superstar of classical guitar, says the story of the instrument’s 20th-century journey is told in the work of two Spanish composers.
The jazz pianist recovered from a coma in 2008 and was back on stage the next year. He hasn’t slowed down since, and this month brings his latest album, a trio recording called Floating.
The contralto joined host Marian McPartland in 2000 to perform “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was” and Lundy’s own piece, “Quiet Times.”
“You have to see your unimportance before you can see your importance and your significance to the world,” Haden told Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross in 1992. The bassist died on July 11.
Guitarist Bill Frisell shines in three very different settings: with his band reworking John Lennon tunes, in a duo with violinist Jenny Scheinman, and with The Bad Plus playing music of Paul Motian.
Today’s Sense of Place: Iceland session features Arnalds, who creates sweeping neoclassical music.
Twenty years ago, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti gave a sold-out concert at LA’s Dodger Stadium. It still echoes today in both the music business and public TV.
On an assured debut, Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio pivots from jazz’s bygone eras into the hyperlinked modern age and back again.
From movies and musicals to hit songs, the French national anthem has been appropriated in many contexts. Are you enough of a Francophile to spot them?
A second-generation American, he was one of the most prominent conductors of the post-World War II era, leading orchestras and opera companies on both sides of the Atlantic. He died Sunday at 84.