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Catherine Russell: An In-Studio Fresh Air Concert

The standards singer's new solo album, Strictly Romancin', explores the ups and downs of love. Russell sings several tracks from the record during this interview and performance.

Bootsy Collins On His Special Blend Of Funk

Tell Me More presents an encore of host Michel Martin's interview with funk musician Bootsy Collins. Before striking out on his own, he played bass for James Brown and George Clinton's Parliament Funkadelic. Collins talks about blending hip-hop, spoken word and a little Latin flavor for his latest album Tha Funk Capital of The World.

Vanessa Perez: A Rising Star From Venezuela

A new star out of the El Sistema program says that her goal in playing Chopin is valuing honesty over prettiness.

A Rapper Ravaged By An Online Firestorm

Two degrees from Stanford aren't your usual recipe for hip hop credibility, but Korean rapper Tablo found success at the top of the charts. That was, until a single rumor set websites ablaze with pop-culture paranoia and conspiracy.

Canadian Brass: Spiking The Recital With Humor

The legendary brass group has been pleasing crowds for decades with a repertoire that mixes classic and modern compositions with Dixieland, jazz and Broadway. Tuba player and founding member Chuck Daellenbach says the band brings a playful approach to its stage show to build an audience for brass.

Deep In The Desert, Monks Make Transcendent Music

"To chant, to sing, engages one's whole being," says Brother Christian Leisy of the Monastery of Christ in the Desert. The Benedictine monks who live outside Santa Fe have released an album of Gregorian chant.