The Woo Factor: “All the Woo in the World” Turns 40
This funky spin-off from P-Funk features Bernie Worrell’s signature keyboard sound, with contributions from George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and more.
The Infamous Stringdusters: Bluegrass Isn’t Just for Blue-Hairs
As seen by the big success of “Laws of Gravity,” The Infamous Stringdusters are introducing bluegrass to a younger, hipper crowd.
The Enduring Appeal of “Bitches Brew”
Complex and confounding, Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew” keeps revealing more as the years go by, influencing some groundbreaking rock albums in the process.
Matt Nathanson’s “Sad Heart” Is Something to Cheer
On his ninth album, “Sings His Sad Heart,” Matt Nathanson channels the passion of John Mayer, lyrics that cut like Glenn Frey’s and an emotional cleverness reminiscent of Elvis Costello.
Maestra, We’re Ready for You
Conductor Marin Alsop was a protege of Leonard Bernstein. Xian Zhang was appointed to the New York Philharmonic by Loren Maazel. And they’re not alone.