Once a month, NPR Music checks in with hosts and music curators from public radio stations across the country to find out which new songs they just can't let go. The depth and variety of their selections is always a joy to behold, and this month's list.
He played the piano with the sort of wild abandon that can only come after decades of painstaking practice and extensive experience. His quartet -- with Dayna Stephens on saxophone; Ben Williams, bass; and Ari Hoenig, drums -- operated like a well.
Any number of doors — the blues, gospel, r&b, country, rap, rock and roll, even opera — can lead to pop music . Barbra Streisand entered via Broadway. While ambivalent about a pop career in the early 1960s, Streisand nevertheless sang at New York City .
So today we'll look through some Diamondbacks walk-up music , and while I'll try not to pass value judgement on the music , I will do very bad armchair analysis as to the connection of the music to this player (Even though it probably doesn't go deeper.
Together, the brothers play guitars, drums , harmonica, cigar box guitar , banjo, fiddle, lap- steel guitar , bass, trumpet, accordion, saxophone and piano and rely on tight sibling harmonies to create a sound all their own. The talented brothers are.
The Nashville band's interpretation of Bob Dylan music – starting with his classic album “Blonde on Blonde” in its entirety and ending with “Like a Rolling Stone” – was more electrifying live on Saturday at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul than Dylan.
I don't specifically remember the first time I heard Vince Gill. It wasn't one of those “I was sitting in my grandma's rocking chair on a hot July day in southern Alabama,” kind of memories. My memories of Vince Gill have just always been there, I guess.
The band features Steve Stusser on guitar , ukulele and vocals; Burnie Nitro on electric bass, harmonica and vocals; Doug McIntosh on drums ; and songwriter Rick Ravenscroft on acoustic guitar and vocals. Aug. 6, Steel Magic Northwest ... A South.
This time around, they took a Chevy-sponsored stage in a park lined by food trucks and porta-johns and bordered by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at 10:30 in the morning, and managed to persuade their audience to join in on songs from the.
For our exploration of the greatest ambient albums, we polled critics for their favorites, with the suggestion that “ambient” meant, in part, music that creates an environment, something like a cloud of sound, be it soothing, sad, haunting, or ominous.
Each year, Catonsville High School's Steel Band director Jim Wharton brings a guest artist to work with students. This year, Wharton is keeping the tradition alive with Trinidadian steel drum player Ken “Professor” Philmore, who is working with the.
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Every year, the SXSW Music Festival serves a daunting, days-long feast of sounds from around the world. And once again, NPR Music's Austin 100 is here to distill it all down to a digestible meal of music discovery. Picked from a playlist that spanned.
Pennywise showed the kids ... funky guitar riffs and rat-a-tat snare rolls, the Digable Planets offshoot doesn’t sneer at its jazz roots, but uses them to give the tunes an intergalactic vibe. Bongos thumped under a replicated steel drum, island beat.