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Read A Brief History Of The Grammy Sales Bump
Read Survey The Portland Jazz Scene With Five Great Tunes KMHD
February 14, 2013 – The Portland Jazz Festival, opening Friday, turns the spotlight on a diverse community of talent. KMHD
Watch Measures Of Affection: Five Musical Love Letters
Listen Richard Thompson's New Album Examines 'Electric' Love
February 14, 2013 – The singer-songwriter often writes songs about his complex relationships with women.
Listen Saving The Sounds Of America
Watch Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age
February 13, 2013 – The My Morning Jacket singer seeks authenticity in a world of artifice on his first solo album.
Listen Rudresh Mahanthappa: Bicultural Jazz, Ever Shifting
February 13, 2013 – The saxophonist and his quartet cross-pollinate Indian classical music and Captain Beefheart.
Watch Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Adjusts His Crown
Watch Remembering Donald Byrd, Jazz Trumpeter Who Spanned Generations
February 11, 2013 – Byrd helped to develop hard bop jazz, and his funkier recordings shaped black pop music for years.
Read Classical Grammys 2013: Same Old Winners, Bold New Music
February 11, 2013 – From very belated Lifetime Achievements to Classical Compendium nonsense: Deceptive Cadence's take.
Listen Hollywood's 'Hooray': Hardly A Happy Hymn
Listen Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy
Listen High School Marching Bands Lay Down The Beat Of Mardi Gras
February 10, 2013 – Students at New Orleans' McDonogh 35 march up to six miles a night to usher in the Carnival season.
Listen The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Hoe-Down'
February 10, 2013 – Bill Stepp turned the traditional tune "Bonaparte's Retreat" from a march into a hoedown.
Listen Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop
February 9, 2013 – Ocean's six Grammy nods round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.