Mar 9, 2014 — Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves has partnered with a younger generation of jazz musicians for a new album called Beautiful Life.
Mar 9, 2014 — Ruben Studdard wowed the judges and the American public when he won American Idol in 2003. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Studdard about his Idol win and what life and music has been like since.
Mar 8, 2014 — Aloe Blacc sang two of the past year's most ubiquitous singles. So why haven't you heard of him?
Mar 8, 2014 — "My microphone stand was a broom handle," says singer Guy Garvey of his band's early days. The UK alt-rockers have been at it a quarter century, driven by what he calls a kind of foolhardy enthusiasm.
Mar 7, 2014 — After being stored under a bed for a half-century, a $16 million violin is now in the hands of Anne Akiko Meyers, who's recorded Vivaldi's vivid Four Seasons.
Mar 6, 2014 — The righteously outspoken guitarist from doom metal duo Jucifer speaks about women in hard rock, her almost-acoustic side project and her never-ending life on the road.
Mar 5, 2014 — "The beauty was in the rawness," says the violinist, who based her latest album around field recordings from the American South.
Mar 5, 2014 — A California dental hygienist who never quit her day job, Perhacs released one album in 1970 that failed to find an audience — or so she thought.
Mar 2, 2014 — The French opera singer takes on the repertoire of a famous 18th-century castrato. Jaroussky cuts a masculine figure on the cover of his new album, but you might do a double take upon hearing it.
Feb 27, 2014 — Robin DiMaggio, who leads The Arsenio Hall Show band, says drummers, who have to be ambidextrous to play their instrument, can drive the music and multitask like champions.