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Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks

Winter Morning Walks, an album featuring jazz composer Maria Schneider and soprano Dawn Upshaw, revolves around meditations on nature and beauty by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser. All three artists have had battles with cancer — when, Schneider says, "everything in life becomes heightened."

Chic Gamine: The Girl-Group Sound, Stripped To Its Bones

Call it minimal Motown: The Canadian band is four singers, a drummer — and that's it.

Calexico On World Cafe

Tejano-loving indie stars Joey Burns and John Convertino visit the World Cafe studios for a four-song set.

Creating Church Music: You've Got To Feel It

Earnestine Rodgers Robinson had no formal musical training. So when she volunteered to plan an Easter church program, she didn't realize it would lead to a successful career composing classical music. She talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about her life's work.

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Harmonizing To That 'Old Yellow Moon'

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends and collaborators since they first met in 1974. While they always wanted to make an album together, they never got around to it until now. Old Yellow Moon includes songs by Crowell, Patti Scialfa, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson among others.
Saturday, April 27, 2013

Kingman Island Bluegrass And Folk Festival

Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival celebrates its 4th annual all-day local music, food and arts festival on Saturday, April 27.