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How do we understand Blue in the 21st century? Can we think of Mitchell's 1971 album, long considered the apex of confessional songwriting, as a paradigm not of raw emotion, but of care and craft?
Lincoln Center observes Juneteenth, now a federal holiday, with "I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me," an ambulatory experience conceived by Carl Hancock Rux.
The groundbreaking conductor — the first woman to lead a major American Orchestra — reflects on 14 years as music director of the Baltimore Symphony.
The eclectic, prolific and beloved brother-brother pop duo is marking 50 years this year – but, somehow, you've never heard their music? Let's fix that.
Talent runs in the family for these Tiny Desk alums. As we celebrate Black Music Month, let's take a look at these Tiny Desk stars and their extra-special guests.
Music offers freedom. Freedom of expression — a way to rejoice and to mourn, to offer comfort, to call for change.
In the late '60s through the '70s, Don and Moki Cherry imagined a world where creative music, education and the arts all lived together.
"The Trojan Story" rocked the music world in 1971, introducing listeners to artists like Jimmy Cliff, the Maytals, and Lee "Scratch" Perry. Long out of print, the three-LP set is reissued on June 18.
Two gifted storytellers perform railroad songs and take fans on a journey during a Mountain Stage performance from 2016.
While our judges search for the winner, we're sharing more entries we love. This week's selection includes an ode to Black identity shot on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
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