Music Interviews archive
Listen John Fullbright: The Man (And Album) Written In Oklahoma
May 6, 2012 – The folk, country and blues artist discusses his roots and latest album, From the Ground Up.
Listen 'Fug You': The Wild Life Of Ed Sanders
Listen How To Break Up With Attitude, According To Norah Jones
May 1, 2012 – The singer's new album, Little Broken Hearts, is loosely based on her own love life.
Listen On Jazz Day, Jason Moran Makes The Case For Relevance
April 30, 2012 – In the U.S., the audience is aging, and the music has struggled to connect with younger generations.
Listen Marvin Sapp: Surviving Loss, 'Keeping It Moving'
Listen 'Canada's Sweetheart' Builds On American Standards
April 29, 2012 – Singer-songwriter Jill Barber crafts original songs that evoke bygone eras and styles.
Listen Carrie Underwood: Country's 'Good Girl' Goes Dark
Listen Classical 'Rock Star' Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting
April 24, 2012 – Bell, the onetime violin prodigy, has taken over the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Listen Levon Helm: The 2007 Fresh Air Interview
Listen 'Ambassador' Guy Davis Takes Blues Around The Globe
April 19, 2012 – Davis performs in places untouched by the blues, from Greenland to the Galapagos Islands.
Listen Anoushka Shankar: A Sitar Player In Andalusia
Watch Orbital: The '90s Revival Is On (And On)
Listen The Byrds' Roger McGuinn Works To Preserve Folk Music
April 18, 2012 – McGuinn created the Folk Den Project, an online series to store traditional folk songs he records.
Listen Kat Edmonson 'Just Wasn't Made For These Times'
Watch The Jazz Drummer Who Makes Music Out Of Everything
April 17, 2012 – Han Bennink hears sonic possibilities in many objects beyond the typical drum set.