Acclaimed musician Pepe Romero represents one of several generations of guitarists in his family.
Led by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble performs music from ancient China.
Brandi Carlile spent her early days playing music and learning to sing alongside her siblings.
Australian Kasey Chambers is making a name for herself in American roots music.
There are signs the Donnas are growing up: They're using their real names now, for one thing.
Krauss and her band will start a tune again and again until it sounds as good as they imagine it.
Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter performs from her farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Brazzaville is a Los Angeles-based sextet with a worldly outlook, and their sound has been described as "musty noir tropicalia" with influences from Latin America and the Mideast. The band's new CD Welcome to... Brazzaville — Day to Day producer Christopher Johnson profiles the band's leader, David Brown.
The front man for the band Karate stops by to talk and play music from his new CD, Pockets.
It's been nearly 17 years since the Junkies recorded their debut album, The Trinity Session. Singer Margo Timmins and her brother Michael stop by NPR.