Vince Pearson appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
David Greene talks to Christylez Bacon, a rapper based in Washington D.C., about his song "Quarantined," which describes the conditions he's seen in the nation's capital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
For the Morning Edition Song Project in which musicians catalog life in the era of COVID-19, Angelica Garcia conjures the four horsemen of the apocalypse in a disquieting piano ballad.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
For the Morning Edition Song Project, we've been asking musicians to write and perform an original song for us. First up, Ketch Secor catalogs the state of the country on "Pray for America."
Monday, June 15, 2020
Lee's film, Da 5 Bloods, follows four black veterans who go back to present day Vietnam to bring home the remains of their beloved former squad leader who was killed in combat.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
NPR's David Greene interviews the young producer about his journey from playing hard rock to producing pop and hip-hop smashes for Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Cardi B.
Friday, April 17, 2020
Director Christine Swanson's new film is about the celebrated Detroit gospel group, The Clark Sisters. She talks to host Rachel Martin about being adamant about casting women who could actually sing.
Friday, April 10, 2020
On Sunday, renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform a solo concert at the Cathedral of Milan. It will be live streamed on YouTube, but there will be no audience in the church.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
NPR's David Greene talks to Lukas Nelson about a new album, hunkering down with family, silver linings and focusing on what's important in life.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
The screenwriter's new movie is about a black couple who shoot a white police officer in self-defense during a routine traffic stop. Their ensuing flight, she says, is a "meditation on blackness."
Thursday, November 14, 2019
The singer and pianist says he's loved Porter's music since he was a little kid. Connick's latest album pays tribute to an enduring influence.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
The new season foregrounds conversations over conspiracy to shed new light on the murders of '90s hip-hop's biggest stars: Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
His latest book contains over 500 photographs, a combination of images shot by Ringo himself and bits pulled from The Beatles' archives.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Neil Young and Crazy Horse have put out music together for 50 years. Young talks to NPR's David Greene about their latest album, Colorado.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Nate Chinen of member station WBGO and Jazz Night in America about three rediscovered jazz albums from Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Stan Getz.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Paul Stanley, lead singer of KISS, looks back on the heavy metal band's legacy and talks about retiring from touring at the end of 2019.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck, Ornette Coleman and Charles Mingus all cut timeless classics, each pointing the form in a different direction.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Nirvana's Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago Friday. The band's former manager Danny Goldberg discusses his memories of Cobain and his new book, Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain.
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Steve Inskeep speaks with superstar pianist Lang Lang about his new album, Piano Book, a reexamination of the classical music repertory he learned as child.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
It's not enough to say the Bruce Springsteen hit is misunderstood. Its contrasts — between grim verses and a joyous chorus, damning facts and fierce pride — are what give it its anthemic power.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
As it has annually since 2002, the Library of Congress announced a wide variety of recordings it has selected as culturally significant and worthy of preservation.