Music Al Fresco
Sep 2, 2012 — Philip Rosheger says his bandleader father discouraged him from playing music as a kid — but once he heard his first classical guitar record, there was no looking back.
Aug 26, 2012 — Weekend Edition speaks with saxophonist Scott Summers, who says he's found his best audiences performing outside Miller Park.
Aug 25, 2012 — Clyde Casey has been performing in New Orleans for 40 years. His instrument of choice is a giant mobile contraption of his own making.
Aug 11, 2012 — The performing life of Clangin' & Bangin' sounds like a dare: Each time they play, the two musicians wheel their 300-pound piano out into the street.
Aug 11, 2012 — Take a walk through this Michigan college town, and you'll probably see Alexis Dawdy and her violin.
Jul 22, 2012 — In downtown Burlington, Michael "Tree" Sampson plays the didgeridoo in a homemade wooden mask. He says he thinks of himself not only as a musician, but as a healer, too.
Jun 29, 2012 — As part of its summer series on the sounds of music al fresco, Weekend Edition Saturday speaks with John Thornton, a trumpet player who holds court outside the National Archives.
Jun 23, 2012 — Members of the Capitol Area Bluegrass and Old-time Music Association, or CABOMA, gather in a Virginia park to celebrate the warm weather with a bunch of old-time tunes.