Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00am
George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist who's compositions spanned both classical and popular genres, including melodies like Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and the opera Porgy and Bess. The Cuban Overture was inspired by a vacation in...
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00am
Born in Lima, Peru, Susana Baca, a prominent Peruvian singer-songwriter and two-time Latin-Grammy Award winner, is much more than just a singer to her country and to the world.
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00am
Shunned from the African American church for her experiment with secular music, Rosetta Tharpe, struggled to regain her musical footing in the world of sanctified sacred music...
Saturday, August 30, 2014, 10:00am
(#29) The first major blues and jazz singer on record and one of the most powerful of all time, Bessie Smith even on her first records in 1923, demonstrates her passionate interpretations that overcame the quality challenges of early recordings of the day.