Lily Frost On Song Travels

The Canadian singer-songwriter exists somewhere between Regina Spektor and Feist. She performs several of her own songs, plus a Billie Holiday classic.

Anat Cohen’s Roots Of Rio

The genre choro — the New Orleans jazz of Brazil — has long fascinated Cohen, a jazz-trained clarinet and saxophone player. Her new quartet Choro Aventuroso modernizes the music’s rhythms and forms.