ECM Records defined a style of music that evokes a sense of space, contemplation and nuance -- ECM producer Steve Lake and musicians talk about the controversial label.
The East Village Opera Company combines classic opera with classic rock, and they're up for a Grammy award this Sunday.
Politics and music have not always mixed well in Ethiopia. But governments change -- and the music survives, and evolves. A fine example is a new project that highlights the work of Ethiopian musicians today.
Russian rock band Mumiy Troll is on the brink of their first national U.S. tour despite the fact that they have been rockinâ€™ in the USSR for almost twenty years.
A music writer tries to get in touch with his inner Celine Dion fan -- what the experience taught him about musical taste.
Musician Samba Mapangala's performance is a symbol of the new relationship between Africa and the U.S. under Barack Obama.
Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traore is known for her use of traditional West African music. But on her new album, she uses an all-American electric guitar.
Members of the musical group Monareta hail from Bogota, Columbia, but spend a lot of time in Brooklyn.
Eliot Van Buskirk of Wired.com discusses the big digital trends in music in 2008 -- like Pandora, Obama songs, MySpace Music and more.
Sufis seek divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God -- this is the theme of the music of Arieb Azhar.