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New York Philharmonic Musicians In Limbo After Investigation

Enlarge this image Liang Wang, playing with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2013. Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images hide caption ...

New Music Friday For Sep. 14: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

Enlarge this image Rapper Noname’s Room 25 is our pick for one of the best albums out on Sep. 14. Chantal Anderson hide caption toggle ...

Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline Reclaims Mood Music In The City Of Brotherly Love

Nels Cline has earned his place as a guitar hero for our times, with a track record stretching back four decades and a marquee gig ...

The Smashing Pumpkins’ (Mostly) Original Line-Up Announces New Album

Enlarge this image The Smashing Pumpkins’ new album features Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin with longtime guitarist Jeff Schroeder. John Medina/Getty Images hide ...

With ‘Emanon,’ Jazz Elder Wayne Shorter Grandly Sweeps The Stars

Enlarge this image Wayne Shorter, photographed in 2014. The famed saxophonist’s ambitious new project, Emanon — encompassing three discs of interweaving jazz explorations and orchestral ...

Michel Camilo On Piano Jazz

Michel Camilo On Piano Jazz : NPR Accessibility links Michel Camilo On Piano Jazz Hear Grammy-winning pianist, composer and bandleader Michel Camilo demonstrate his whirlwind ...

GoGo Penguin: Tiny Desk Concert

During his setup, GoGo Penguin’s pianist Chris Illingworth asked if he could remove our piano cover to “access the inside” and, after a few rotations ...

Watch Jackie Greene, Kathy Mattea, Band Of Heathens And More Live From AmericanaFest

[embedded content] Sponsored by the Americana Music Association, the 19th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference features a broad range of music showcases from diverse ...

Watch Richard Thompson, The Milk Carton Kids And More Live From AmericanaFest

[embedded content] Sponsored by the Americana Music Association, the 19th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference features a broad range of music showcases from diverse ...

Hear Wildhoney’s Blissed-Out ‘Naive Castle’ For Slumberland’s Singles Series

Enlarge this image Wildhoney. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Wildhoney. Courtesy of the artist Black Tambourine, Velocity Girl, ...

Watch Alejandro Escovedo, Whitehorse, Sam Morrow And More Live From AmericanaFest

[embedded content] Sponsored by the Americana Music Association, the 19th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference features a broad range of music showcases from diverse ...

Eileen Farrell On Piano Jazz

Eileen Farrell On Piano Jazz : NPR Accessibility links Eileen Farrell On Piano Jazz On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1993, she shares her ...

Watch A Live Webcast Of The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards Ceremony

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New Music Friday For Sep. 7: Eight Albums You Should Hear Now

Paul McCartney’s Egypt Station is on our shortlist for the week’s best new albums, out on Sep. 7. Mary McCartney hide caption toggle caption Mary ...

Hear The Mountain Goats’ New Surprise EP, ‘Hex Of Infinite Binding’

Enlarge this image The Mountain Goats’ new EP is called Hex of Infinite Binding. Jeremy M. Lange/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Jeremy ...

Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage

Raised in Lafayette, La. renowned guitarist Sonny Landreth was inspired in his late teens by seeing three influential musicians; B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, and Clifton ...

Ry Cooder On World Cafe

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Strangers On A Train: How Gabriel Kahane’s Travels Inspired An Album Of Empathy

Enlarge this image Gabriel Kahane’s new album, Book of Travelers, was conceived on a two-week train ride across America. Josh Goleman/Nonesuch records hide caption toggle ...

First Listen: Helen Sung, ‘Sung With Words’

Enlarge this image Helen Sung’s Sung With Words comes out Sept. 14. Yasunari Rowan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Yasunari Rowan/Courtesy of the ...

How Sports Met ‘The Star Spangled Banner’

Enlarge this image At Florida’s Tampa Stadium in 1991, Whitney Houston delivered an iconic performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” to kick off Super Bowl ...

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