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Sunday, May 20, 2018
One of the hardest-working drummers in the history of recorded music, Purdie has appeared on thousands of albums. He tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro that at least one of his iconic grooves was an accident.
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Musician Quinn Christopherson shares the story of his original song submission for the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Recorded live on stage at the Meyerhoff, Scott Simon joins BSO music director Marin Alsop and Leonard Bernstein's daughter Jamie for a conversation and musical celebration.
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Wu Man is a master of the Chinese pipa, a lute-like instrument with a 2,000-year history. She stopped by NPR to talk about her fresh twist on ancient music and perform live.
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Though she's known for her contributions to '90s indie rock, Hatfield goes back to one of her earliest musical inspirations for her new album of Olivia Newton-John covers.
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Producer Jacob Plasse and vocalist José "Pepito" Gómez share how they recorded the band's debut in Havana's legendary Areito Studios and what their team-up symbolizes for Cuban-American relations.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
The Mavericks frontman thought his Gibson was gone for good after it was submerged in the 2010 flood. But thanks to a local luthier, the beloved guitar has been restored, ready for more rock 'n' roll.
Sunday, July 23, 2017
As the electronic duo Quindar, Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen and art historian James Merle Thomas make music out of the sounds of space missions from the Apollo and Skylab eras.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
In 1982, NPR's Jazz Alive! recorded a big-band performance led by the inventive bassist at New York's Avery Fisher Hall. Engineer Paul Blakemore has remastered the tapes for a new album.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
On his new album, Parking Lot Symphony, Troy Andrews keeps New Orleans' brass-band sound up-to-date. Thanks to a new generation of musicians, he says, "the future of the music is in good hands."