M U S I C  I N D E X  (2001 to the present)

 
A Drummer's Dream
Seven world-class drummers coach 40 students in Canada, and all have a life-changing exerience.
Animusic
Combine animation and music and you get Animusic—Wayne Lytle’s stunning series of music videos in which the most amazing array of instruments you have ever seen perform as if they were... alive.
Armstrong, Louis
50 Hot Choruses for Cornet: Long-lost sheet music from 1927.
Balcomb, Stuart
Yoga Master Peter Sterios has a revolutionary new DVD, Gravity & Grace, with three hours of music scored by Stuart Balcomb. A double CD of the music is available.
Bentyne, Cheryl
Multi-Grammy-winning Manthattan Transfer singer goes solo with "The Gershwin Songbook" and "Blissongs," a healing journey through the seven chakras.
Goss, Gary
Gary Goss plays perhaps the most difficult musical instrument of all time, a 1897 vintage set of Deagan Chimes. Stuart Vail presents the sights and sounds in a photo essay from the Santa Monica Pier.
Guthrie, Arlo
We found an uncredited newspaper article describing the events that inspired folk singer Arlo Guthrie's 18-minute song "The Alice's Restaurant Massacree" which later became the movie Alice's Restaurant.
Hunter, Stormy
If you bought a Zenith cabinet stereo in 1964, you probably would have also received a demonstration record of 18 tracks of lush orchestral, easy-listening hits with Mike Wallace providing the voice-over to laud the new Zenith Micro-Touch 2G Tonearm. It seems like only yesterday....
Inanna
Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm is a percussion and vocal ensemble based in Maine, USA, that explores the heritage and rhythms of West Africa through original arrangements and compositions, invoking ancient traditions of the drum. Also, Beyond Tradition is their latest CD.
Johnson, Wayne
The guitarist for the Manhattan Transfer, John Tesh, and Ricki Lee Jones has just released a brilliant new solo CD in which he explores the percussive possibilities of the acoustic guitar.
Lohengrin
The art of Wagner's Lohengrin comes alive in these beautiful nineteenth-century engravings from a piano score of the opera.
Macchia, Frank & Tracy London
Since 1997 Frank Macchia and Tracy London have written and produced five CD's called "Little Evil Things," a collection of "Bite Size Tales of Terror to Chill Your Bones." Not only are they professionally narrated by actors, composer/musician/writer Frank has written music to accompany each story, using Hollywood session musicians and none other than the Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Read (and hear an excerpt of) "The Violin’s Curse."
Machado, Filó
The singer/composer/arranger/vocalist/percussionist/guitarist performs an infectious "Bocá de leão."
Maffit, Rocky
Composer/percussionist/educator Rocky Maffit has gold and platinum records to his credit and he has studied with master drummers from Ghana, Nigeria, and Brazil. We present you the exquisite images and sounds of "Rhythm & Beauty: The Art of Percussion."
Metheny, Pat
The legendary guitarist's recordings have netted 16 Grammy Awards in nine different categories. His stature as one of today's most influential musicians and jazz composers owes something to his disregard of musical boundaries. Interview by Berklee College's Mark Small.
Metheny, Pat
Music Editor Richard Niles interviews the legendary guitarist in his new book, "The Pat Metheny Interviews."
Metheny, Pat
Guitarist Pat Metheny talks about the genesis of his amazing new one-man-band Orchestrion.
Mora, Dean
Mora’s L.A.-based band, Mora's Modern Rhythmists, has faithfully kept real Swing and Jazz Hot music alive for the last 8 years. Read all about it and listen to excerpts from the CD's.
Noroña, David
In 1667 John Milton wrote his great epic work about temptation and the fall from grace. A new opera, "Paradise Lost," by composer Eric Whitacre and librettist/director David Noroña, combines classic traditions and electronics, and will have performances this year in New York and Berlin.
Parlato, Gretchen
According to Herbie Hancock, "Gretchen is a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music," and Wayne Shorter says, "There's no one out there like Gretchen. She's true blue." We agree.
Rich, Allan
The LA Weekly columnist puts to bed the lament that "serious" music is dead in "A Sad Symphony with a Happy Ending."
Rose, Jodi
COMING SOON: Australian performance artist/musician Jodi Rose plays the bridges of the world — you heard us... bridges. Those massive structures that connect one piece of land to another. And you thought drummers had a lot to carry to the gig!
Scott, Lisbath
You've heard her singing in over 100 films... Avatar, Munich, Narnia, Shrek, Transformers, IronMan2, The Passion, Kingdom of Heaven, to name only a few.
St. John, Lara
The Canadian violin virtuoso is also a writer, having chronicled many of her experiences traveling the world as a Classical musician. Read "Just another day in the life of a touring violinist — Not!"
Whitacre, Eric
In 1667 John Milton wrote his great epic work about temptation and the fall from grace. A new opera, "Paradise Lost," by composer Eric Whitacre and librettist/director David Noroña, combines classic traditions and electronics, and will have performances this year in New York and Berlin.
Whitacre, Eric
185 singers from 12 countries individually recorded their choral parts for Eric Whitacre's "Lux Aurumque" for the world's first "Virtual Choir." Exquisite!

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