Music Reviews archive
Read Grant Green: The 'Holy Barbarian' Of St. Louis Jazz
January 11, 2013 – An album recording of the guitarist from 1959 captures the thrilling sound of Midwestern jazz.
Read 'Nashville' Soundtrack Stands On Its Own
Read Leonidas Kavakos: Letting Beethoven Shine
Read The Unsung Pioneer Of Louisiana Swamp-Pop
Read In January's Drought, Three Albums Worth Waiting For
January 3, 2013 – January is a slow month for new albums. Still, we offer an exclusive sampler of unreleased treats.
Read Homeboy Sandman: A Rapper Leaves Law Behind
Read Tunes To 'Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard' To
Read When A Thoughtful Cellist Meets An Imaginative Composer
December 18, 2012 – Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist-composer Thomas Adès shine in a recital of disparate pieces.
Watch The Boogers And Play Date Make Punk Rock For Kids
Read Ke$ha: A 'Warrior' In Search Of Legitimacy
Watch Bruno Mars Goes Anyplace And Everyplace On 'Jukebox'
December 11, 2012 – The star traverses the pop landscape, pulling in far-flung influences and making them his own.
Read Bass Note: Mingus And The Jazz Workshop Concerts
Read Forgotten Gems From The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Read Two Malian Guitar Greats, Gone But Still Wailing
Read Classical Lost And Found: Hubert Parry's Glorious England
December 4, 2012 – A new album of Hubert Parry's neglected works for chorus and orchestra swells with English pride.