What is it like to play a song you love in front of the rock star who made it popular? A young guitarist from Buenos Aires, Sebastian Fernandez, just found out, when he played the famous solo from "Stairway to Heaven" with Led Zeppelin lead guitarist Jimmy Page in the audience.
Timonthy Blais is a graduate student in physics at at McGill University in Montreal. He's also the latest You Tube sensation. His rendition of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," with new lyrics about string theory is approaching 1 million views.
When Spanish-speaking actresses come to this country, they often spend a bundle on trying to lose their accents. But these days,a Latino accent can be an asset. Sara Loscos of Feet in Two Worlds has the story.
After more than a decade of touring and releasing a couple albums of traditional music, the Mexican roots ensemble Chéjere has found their own sound. They make music that helps people cope with the climate of despair.
IAM has been around for 25 years and sold millions of records. They're identified with their hometown of Marseille, but what's less known is that the inspiration to start the group began in New York City.
German rock star Herbert Grönemeyer is usually mobbed on the streets in his home country. This week he kicks off his first US tour and releases his first all-English language album. Grönemeyer speaks to anchor Marco Werman.
Kinan Azmeh is one of the rising stars of Syrian music. Born in Damascus, he moved to the United States to train at the Juilliard School in New York. He's now working on a doctorate in the city. But he dreams of returning to his hometown.
The title of Alexander von Mehren's new album is called "Aéropop" and that's how he defines his music as well. The Norwegian musician says it's "airy and fresh, but still accessible like pop music and there's still a depth to it."
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