For a time, legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint was missing during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Since his recovery, the songwriter has been on a mission to play and record music honoring his city — and helping it rebuild.
Derek Trucks has been playing guitar since he was 9. His innovative style has grown with time.
Brazilian group Nacao Zumbi present a modern blend of their country's musical heritage with the global sounds of funk, punk and hip-hop that are seeping into their country's popular culture. the band counts such diverse tastemakers as David Byrne, Asian Dub Foundation and Goldie as fans
With Bronx in Blue, the doo-wop crooner Dion, a former teen idol, revisits his musical roots.
The British multi-instrumentalist is putting his own very personal mark on neo-soul.
The Avett Brothers' latest CD showcases their evolving approach to bluegrass and country.
Dave and Serge Bielanko are looking for a breakout for their band, Marah.
James Hunter's music harkens back to the days of classic 1950s and early '60s R&B, with infectious vocal and guitar performances, clever songwriting and tight horn arrangements. His latest album, People Gonna Talk, is Hunter's first to be released in America.
With Mike Brenner on lap steel and the rapper Mic Wrecka on the mic, Slo-Mo may never go away.
Tunstall plays and sings the parts of her songs while using a machine to loop them in real time.