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Read South By South Africa: 5 Jazz Acts From The Rainbow Nation WBGO
April 16, 2013 – The Cape Town International Jazz Festival, one of Africa's largest, featured all five of these acts. WBGO
Watch Caroline Shaw, 30, Wins Pulitzer For Music
Read Tall Glass Of Rock Star-Ness: A Q&A With Questlove
April 15, 2013 – Questlove, drummer and co-founder of The Roots, talks about his upcoming memoir.
Watch Remembering Colin Davis, A Conductor Beloved Late In Life
April 14, 2013 – The knighted English conductor who won three Grammys died at age 85 on Sunday.
Read Nick Drake: 'A Real Musician's Musician'
Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs On Love Songs, New York And Transforming On Stage
April 14, 2013 – Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase discuss their history, chemistry and the new album Mosquito.
Read Thao Nguyen's Musical Life Is Far From 'Common'
Read Extreme Drama: The Life And Music Of Richard Wagner
April 13, 2013 – For the bicentennial of the controversial composer's birth, conductor Marin Alsop rethinks Wagner.
Read The Music Of The Venezuelan Presidential Campaigns
April 12, 2013 – In Caracas, music supporting the candidates for the Venezuelan presidency is a constant presence.
Watch The Thatcher Era's Effect On British Music
Read Earl Hines: Big Bands And Beyond On A New Box Set
Read Whose MP3s Are They, Anyway?
Read Freshlyground: Polished African Pop On The Global Dance Floor
April 10, 2013 – Driven by Zolani Mahola's powerhouse voice, the band's new album reflects South African aspirations.
Read Talking 21st Century Songwriting With Kurt Vile
Read Johnny Cash's Columbia Catalog Out Now — As A 63-Disc Box Set
April 10, 2013 – The music Cash made while under contract with the label is now available as an imposing reissue.