After singing together for more than 65 years, the gospel quartet adds a little country twang to their repertoire. They've won six Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award. Listen to them lift up the crowd in this session of Mountain Stage.
Simon Rattle conducts Mahler and Wolf at Carnegie Hall Saturday, February 25, 2012.
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The Tennessee born singer-songwriter has lived in L.A. and England, but, in all her travels, her hometown of Jackson still lives in her music. Listen to her pour her Broadway-strength voice into this session of Mountain Stage.
Whether she's throwing back her head to sing about her love for bodegas, or taking her time to lament lost love, McKay exudes a come-go-along-with-me attitude. Listen to her perform new tunes from her latest album, Home Sweet Mobile Home.
Even after nearly 20 years on the road, Nada Surf plays with the vigor and vitality of a new band. Here, the group performs a lengthy set of songs from its new album, with a few classics thrown in for good measure.
The Either/Orchestra at the New School in New York City from left to right: Charlie Kohlhase, Hailey Niswanger, Russ Gershon, saxophones; Joel Yennior, trombone; Tom Halter and Dan Rosenthal, trumpets; Gilson Schachnik, piano; Rick McLaughlin, bass; Pablo Bencid, drums; Vicente Lebron, percussion.
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