Apr 09

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On his latest album, pianist Brad Mehldau takes listeners on a journey where each track become like stops on a road trip. A mix of jazz, classical and pop, the double-disc release, "Highway Rider," was a collaboration with producer Jon…

Feb 10

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Wednesday on the NewsHour: Ruben Blades

On Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour, we profile international salsa star Ruben Blades, who after spending five years as a cabinet minister in Panama, has made a return to music. At 61, Blades is now back…

Critics have been praising the Wood Brothers since their first studio project together, a 2006 modern blues and folk album called "Ways Not to Lose." NPR named the album one of the best of the year.

The forecast called for a mix of rain and snow in Moscow, and that's exactly what greeted Jackie Ryan last month when she arrived for her first visit to the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.