At the Theatre Project, Whitman stood center stage, hovered over four synthesizer units in a perfect 2x2 formation. Rapid-fire popcorn electronics took a turn into Stockhausen-esque trance at the High Zero Festival.
When he's not amazing you with a melodica improvisation or his Chopin-esque Jelly Roll Morton piano style, Batiste unfurls a virtuoso "funque" style -- that's funk with baroque ornamentation. Batiste introduces his 12-piece band as part of this show from the Kennedy Center Jazz Club.
Argentine singer-songwriter Federico Aubele took inspiration from the traditional music of his homeland, as well as American country music and The Beatles. His music mixes reggae, salsa and old-school tango in this performance, recorded live.
'Hansel and Gretel' isn't retold as often as other Grimm tales, but Englebert Humperdinck's opera has remained a classic since it premiered in the 19th century. Hear music from this production by the BBC Proms.
The British rock group released one of the best songs of the 1990s, "Sit Down." Now, almost 30 years after they first got together, the Brits are back with a new album and a U.S. tour. Listen to their stop in Philadelphia live from World Cafe Live at noon ET.
Chip Taylor is a legendary songwriter, best known for writing hits like "Wild Thing," "Angel of the Morning," and "Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)." On his latest album, Yonkers, NY, he writes his autobiography in song.