Gospel band the Campbell Brothers team with John Medeski on their latest, Can You Feel It?.
Loudon Wainwright III first rose to fame in the late 1960s as a witty and honest songwriter.
Ani DiFranco's latest CD is Knuckle Down, the seventeenth album released on her own label.
In Australia, the John Butler Trio is one of the most successful independent acts in recent history.
Dinosaur Jr. helped define and shape the indie rock movement of the late 1980s and early '90s.
Brett Dennen is a singer-songwriter born and raised in the small gold-rush town of Oakdale, Calif.
Violinist Robert McDuffie and pianist Grace Cho play Arvo Part's Spiegel im Spiegel.
Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout (bih-ZAY-den-hoat) joins Performance Today host Fred Child in NPR's Studio 4A. Bezuidenhout is a 24-year-old pianist from South Africa who plays both fortepiano and modern piano. When he's playing music from the period in which composers were writing for the fortepiano, he prefers to play it on that instrument. Bezuidenhout plays a sonata in E-minor by CPE Bach, and then the "Piano Sonata Op. 10, No. 3" by Beethoven. He performs on a fortepiano made by Thomas and Barbara Wolf in 1992.
Nickel Creek's contemporary take on bluegrass has won over many fans beyond the genre's main audience. The trio has been performing together since they were teenagers. Why Should the Fire Die? is their latest release.
Gang of Four release re-recorded versions of their most popular songs.