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Read Maxwell's, The Beloved New Jersey Venue, Closes
Read 'A Walking Encyclopedia Of Rhythms': Remembering Steve Berrios
July 29, 2013 – Few had the late Fort Apache Band drummer's intuition for both jazz and Afro-Cuban music.
Read Newport Folk Festival 2013: Day Two In Photos
Read Paying The Piper: Music Streaming Services In Perspective
July 28, 2013 – A musician, a songwriter and Spotify's director of Artist Services on royalty payments controversy.
Read Singer, Songwriter J.J. Cale Dead From Heart Attack At 74
July 27, 2013 – The musician wrote such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine" for Eric Clapton.
Read Van Dyke Parks Lights Up Songs From Inside
Read Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' At 50
July 26, 2013 – In 1963, a "theoretical endeavor" offered a new history: one from an African-American perspective.
Watch Bruno Mars Is More Than Your Average Pop Star
Watch Licia Albanese: An Opera Diva Hits 100
Watch A Veteran's Piercing True Story Leaps From Page To Stage
July 20, 2013 – The Long Walk, Brian Castner's memoir of PTSD and a difficult homecoming, will soon be an opera.
Read A Secret Folk Music Holds Firm In China's Badlands
July 19, 2013 – The nation's hardscrabble northwest is home to a centuries-old musical tradition called Lao Qiang.
Watch 20 Years Ago, Tupac Broke Through
Watch Opera Singer Becomes (Soprano) Voice Of Protest In Portugal
July 18, 2013 – After drowning out the president in song, Ana Maria Pinto now leads choirs of angry Portuguese.
Read Carnegie Hall's Barnstorming Youth Movement