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.
Craft Recordings has put together a box set of Ramón Sabat’s recorded late night, Cuban jam sessions that represent Havana’s golden age.
Before he died on Sep. 29, guitarist Otis Rush forged a place of his own among America’s blues masters. Here’s our tribute.
For coal-black humor, there’s Ward White’s “Diminish”; for garage-band rock n’ roll, Sarah Borges’ “Love’s Middle Name.” Music by the greatest living guitar stylist? Richard Thompson’s “13 Rivers.” Plus four more killer albums.