On this week's Global Notes, we return to our occasional series “Musical Show and Tell,” in which we learn about a global instrument: its history, sound and influence on music around the world.Iranian-American Mehran Jalili wrote us earlier this summer and offered to share his e
1. The Old Town School of Folk Music is producing their first theatrical event, to go up in November. Called Keep a Song in Your Soul: The Black Roots of Vaudeville, the show is the combined effort of string-band Carolina Chocolate Drops, jazz pianist Reginald R.
Jerome and Radio M host Tony Sarabia revisit some of our favorite Global Notes performances.In 2009, after the release of their second LP Tell No Lies, musicians Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara performed stripped down versions of their songs in our studios.
Hordes of competitors have taken to the streets for an annual fight to the finish. Many teams will enter, but only a few can be victorious. It’s time again for the Active Transportation Alliance’s Bike Commuter Challenge.
On Global Notes, our weekly look at the world of music, Jerome and Radio M host Tony Sarabia sample some of the artists coming to the Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday for the Acoustic Africa concert.
One of the latest box sets from Numero Group is a big one –more than 80 songs on four CDs or 12 sides of vinyl: It’s up to you - both formats are included!"Syl Johnson: Complete Mythology" is a collection of the Chicago soul singer’s early work, from the years 1959-1972