Hurricane Katrina was a gut punch to New Orleans’ musicians like Irma Thomas. A reissue of a special album especially resonates today.
Joni Mitchell’s 2007 project, “Shine,” has just been issued on a lush vinyl version. That brings her evocative musicality and lyrics out in a new way.
Jazz legend Charlie Parker would be 100 this year. A new box set from Craft Recordings celebrates his profound impact on bebop and more.