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Read The Continuing Relevance Of Child Ballads
Read 12 Reasons To Visit Your Local Record Store On Saturday
April 19, 2013 – We pick a dozen exciting releases from among the hundreds of things you'll find at Record Store Day.
Read Jazz Salutes Its Disc Jockeys Jazz24
Watch What Nick Drake Taught Me About Art And Love
Read Coachella's Hometown Aims To Cash In On Fest's Rising Tide SCPR
April 18, 2013 – The highest-grossing music festival in the world happens in a city struggling to stay afloat. SCPR
Watch The Diverse Influence Of The 2013 Rock Hall Inductees WCPN
April 18, 2013 – As the Rock Hall inducts its newest class, Vijay Iyer explains how Public Enemy shaped his music. WCPN
Listen The Conductor Who Gained Power By Giving It Up
Read Jazz Great Hugh Masekela, Fresh Because He's Fascinated
April 17, 2013 – The South African trumpeter says at age 74, "I feel like I'm just beginning."
Watch This Was 1993: 20 Years Ago I Heard The Perfect Rap Song
April 17, 2013 – Writer Kiese Laymon swore that hip-hop would never be the same after The Coup's "Not Yet Free."
Read 'For My Health': The Latter Days Of Levon Helm
Read How Taxes And Moving Changed The Sound Of Jazz
Watch Appreciating A Pillar Of The Chicago Sound: Trumpeter Bud Herseth
April 16, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter spent 53 years as principal in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
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.