The four musicians who participate in 'The Goat Rodeo Sessions' somehow make the jumble of musical genres work.
Sean Wilentz's study of enigmatic music icon Bob Dylan is at once a time-hopping biography; a catalog of Dylan’s myriad, eclectic influences; and a primer on American music.
Proponents of modern symphonic music cast unhappy audiences as unenlightened. But for most listeners, music elicits emotional rather than intellectual responses. Certainly, classical music should should challenge and evoke. It just shouldn't sound like bus crashes.
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck roars into his 90th year like a young lion.
Bob Dylan was not so much a sponge as an alchemist, taking common materials and creating new art.
Latin music influences – including salsa, merengue, and samba – are seeping into the concert hall as directors seek to broaden the appeal.
Some old-timers impress with their strengths and some one-of-a-kind talents display growing versatility.