The singer-songwriter discusses the delicate ruthlessness that it took to record classical songs—as she did for her latest CD “Night of Hunters”—and the courage that she mustered to “mess with the masters.” She also performs a track from the new album.
The actor, activist and co-producer of the documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 discusses the impact of violence and non-violence on the African American struggle.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker and author of Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life discusses President Obama’s plan to cut the national debt and shares what he would say to the president if he had five minutes alone with him.
The jazz great—and recently named 2011 Kennedy Center Honors recipient—talks about his new album “Road Shows, Vol. 2″ and explains why, at age 81, he still practices every day.
The iconic singer-songwriter discusses his new CD, “Ghost on the Canvas,” and, with his wife Kimberly, shares what life is like with his recent Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
The singer-songwriter and Fleetwood Mac guitarist discusses his new solo CD, “Seeds We Sow,” and explains why he feels this project is the best work he’s ever done.
The acclaimed musician discusses his role in the rock all-star group SuperHeavy and his new solo album, “The Blackbird Diaries.” Stewart also performs two tracks from that CD.
Tavis pays tribute to the lyricist half of the legendary singing and songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson.
The award-winning jazz great discusses his first-ever solo tour and reflects on the key to a great performance.
The Emmy-nominated actress, human rights activist and Oxfam ambassador shares the story of how she went from tourist to advocate in Kenya and Tanzania.