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Read Young Cellist With An Old Soul Plays Elgar, Elliott Carter

November 6, 2012 – Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.

Watch Taylor Swift Leaps Into Pop With 'Red'

November 5, 2012 – Red challenges Swift's diehard fans while inviting naysayers to give her music another try.


Sam Rivers' trio with Dave Holland and Barry Altschul (not pictured) recently released its 2007 reunion show on CD.

Read After 26 Years, The Sam Rivers Trio Resurfaces

October 30, 2012 – The late saxophonist's 2007 concert with his classic 1970s small group has been released on CD.


Watch Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'

October 30, 2012 – Whenever things get too cozy on Psychedelic Pill, Crazy Horse is there to rearrange the furniture.


For violinist Gidon Kremer's new album, he commissioned 11 composers to rework and build on keyboard music by J.S. Bach.

Read Gidon Kremer's Bach Makeover

October 30, 2012 – Hear the violinist play a newly commissioned work based on Bach.

Saxophonist Art Pepper called George Cables his favorite pianist.

Read George Cables: A Heartfelt Tribute To His 'Muse'

October 26, 2012 – Critic Kevin Whitehead says My Muse is so unassumingly good, you could miss just how good it is.


Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, both country stars in their own right, recently released the collaborative album Wreck and Ruin.

Read On Record, A Husband And Wife Are 'Familiar Strangers'

October 24, 2012 – For married country stars Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, working together isn't always easy.


The vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, founded and directed by Brad Wells (left).

Read Roomful Of Teeth: Experimental Singing, Smiles Guaranteed

October 23, 2012 – Hear this exciting group bring a 21st-century spin to a capella singing on their debut album.

No figure in the history of rock 'n' roll is more incongruous than Big Joe Turner.

Read The Big Man Behind 'Shake, Rattle And Roll'

October 22, 2012 – Big Joe Turner's hardest-hitting R&B singles have been collected on a new compilation.


Read Elina Duni: Love, Lust And Albanian Folk Songs

October 19, 2012 – On Matane Malit, the group lays expansive instrumentation over traditional Albanian folk melodies.


Read Gary Clark Jr.: A Raucous Blues Shout

October 19, 2012 – On Blak and Blu, you can hear the roar in Clark's blues guitar. But he remains a work in progress.


Read K'Naan Brings Down Walls On 'Country, God Or The Girl'

October 16, 2012 – The best-selling, Somali-born rapper remains a versatile and powerful songwriter on his new album.


Read Esa-Pekka Salonen's Excellent Violin Adventure

October 16, 2012 – The composer-conductor's award-winning Violin Concerto makes a stunning CD debut.


The Budapest String Quartet in 1919.

Read Budapest Quartet Gets To The Heart Of Beethoven

October 16, 2012 – Critic Lloyd Schwartz says the group's versions of Beethoven's string quartets are incomparable.


Roxy Music's eight studio albums are now collected in one box set, titled The Complete Studio Recordings 1972-1982.

Read More Than This: The 'Complete' Roxy Music

October 15, 2012 – Ed Ward connects the dots of the band's eight studio albums, which were just collected in one box.


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