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Matt Wilson: 'I Hear Melody In All Rhythm'

The jazz drummer tells NPR's Guy Raz that great percussionists like Buddy Rich and Max Roach make their cymbals "sing."

A Summer With Fun.

For the summer season, we'll follow the rising band behind the hit "We Are Young" — and its backstage crew — as it hits the road.

Richard Adler, Broadway Composer And Lyricist, Dies

He co-wrote Pajama Game and Damn Yankees, then hired Marilyn Monroe to sing "Happy Birthday" to John F. Kennedy.

Take A Trip To Downtown L.A. With La Santa Cecilia

On historic Olvera Street, singer Marisol Hernandez describes the hopes and dreams the city represents.

He'll Retune Your Living Room

Psychoacoustic engineers like Chris Kyriakakis work to perfect the way music sounds in imperfect environments as diverse as symphony halls, your living room and your ears.

David Byrne Finds A Disco Muse In Imelda Marcos

A version of the disgraced former first lady of the Philippines serves as the central character of Byrne's first foray into musical theater.