Read The Rise, Fall And Redemption Of New Orleans' 'R&B Emperor'
December 23, 2012 – Ernie K-Doe pierced the national consciousness in 1961 with the song "Mother-in-Law."
Read This Is What It Sounds Like When Two Women Cover Prince
December 22, 2012 – SNL alumna Maya Rudolph and musician Gretchen Liberum co-lead the cover band Princess.
Listen NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012
Read NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012
Read Staff Picks: Our Favorite Music Books Of 2012
Watch Andrew Bird: The Folksy Side Of An Inventive Star KCMP
Watch 'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going
Read Marin Alsop: A Utopian Musical Dream From South America
December 22, 2012 – The conductor of the Sao Paulo Symphony is inspired by Brazil's commitment to classical music.
Watch The Polyphonic Spree: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Spirit Family Reunion On Mountain Stage
Read Remembering Von Freeman, Lol Coxhill And Sean Bergin
December 21, 2012 – Critic Kevin Whitehead pays tribute to three of the great jazz saxophonists we lost in 2012.
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Watch Ne-Yo On A Career Made Stronger By Missteps
Read The Black Arts: Making Jazz In The Mainstream