Music Reviews archive
Read Joyce DiDonato: Sublime Singing Makes The Unreal Real
November 27, 2012 – Hear a celebrated mezzo-soprano sing an aria from her exceptional new recording of Baroque opera.
Listen Jason Kao Hwang: From The Blues To China And Back
Listen Samuel Yirga: A Prodigy Reviving Ethiopian Jazz
Listen The Mythic Power Of Bessie Smith
Watch The Insect Trust: An American Band Deconstructed
Read Calculated Instability: The Pioneering Sonatas Of C.P.E. Bach
November 20, 2012 – The quirky music of J.S. Bach's most impressive son delights in an album by pianist Danny Driver.
Listen Bill Withers: The Everyman Singer With A Poet's Soul
November 19, 2012 – Since the singer's 1971 debut, he has had nine albums, all of which are now available in a box set.
Listen An Unlikely Tribute: Jamey Johnson Covers Hank Cochran
November 14, 2012 – The country-music star has enlisted the likes of Merle Haggard to salute the prolific songwriter.
Listen Cody ChesnuTT Contains A Universe On 'Hundred'
Watch Samuel Yirga Ushers In A Golden Age Of Ethiopian Music
November 8, 2012 – Yirga finds his way into standards with a voracious talent that savors each musical flavor.
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'
Watch Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'
Listen After 26 Years, The Sam Rivers Trio Resurfaces