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Read An American In Mali, Teaching The Country's Sounds
April 20, 2013 – Paul Chandler's love for West Africa's music inspired him to move there. Now he's paying it forward.
Read The Continuing Relevance Of Child Ballads
Watch What Nick Drake Taught Me About Art And Love
Read Coachella's Hometown Aims To Cash In On Fest's Rising Tide SCPR
April 18, 2013 – The highest-grossing music festival in the world happens in a city struggling to stay afloat. SCPR
Watch The Diverse Influence Of The 2013 Rock Hall Inductees WCPN
April 18, 2013 – As the Rock Hall inducts its newest class, Vijay Iyer explains how Public Enemy shaped his music. WCPN
Watch Appreciating A Pillar Of The Chicago Sound: Trumpeter Bud Herseth
April 16, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter spent 53 years as principal in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Watch Caroline Shaw, 30, Wins Pulitzer For Music
Watch Remembering Colin Davis, A Conductor Beloved Late In Life
April 14, 2013 – The knighted English conductor who won three Grammys died at age 85 on Sunday.
Read The Music Of The Venezuelan Presidential Campaigns
April 12, 2013 – In Caracas, music supporting the candidates for the Venezuelan presidency is a constant presence.
Read Whose MP3s Are They, Anyway?
Read The Creators Of Jazz Appreciation Month Start Celebrating
April 9, 2013 – Drummer Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez and pianist Randy Weston donated items to the Smithsonian.
Watch Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' And The History Of White Southern Musical Identity
April 9, 2013 – Like "Sweet Home Alabama," Paisley's song is a complicated expression of white Southern heritage.
Watch The Wu-Tang Clan's 20-Year Plan
Watch How Norway Funds A Thriving Jazz Scene