Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Detroit is famous for its music, from the Motown hits of the 1960s to the cutting-edge punk of Iggy Pop to the rap of Eminem. Little known, though, is that Michigan was also fertile ground for folk music, brought to the region by immigrants in the early 20th century and played in the logging camps, mines and factory towns where they worked.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Taiwan's Wu Yao-yu was awarded the title of best conductor at the International Competition for Young Conductors in Besancon, France on Saturday, where he earned the favor of judges, the audience, and the orchestra.
Friday, September 20, 2013
A presidential citation was awarded posthumously Wednesday to late Taiwanese musician Zhang Hongming in recognition of his contributions to the nanguan music scene in Taiwan.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Want to hear the sound of pure contentment? Pop on the new Jack Johnson record.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
The war in Syria isn't the easiest topic to break down in a brief newscast. But that's exactly what Senegalese rapper Makhtar “Xuman” Fall does — and throws it down in rhyme no less.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Christina Aguilera says that although she went to Rwanda to help others, she ended up helping herself.
Grammy Award-winning singer k.d. lang has sung everything from country songs to folk and torch songs. Now she's about to unleash her jazz side — on Broadway.
Prince Jazzbo, a rap reggae performer and producer whose career spanned 40 years, has died in his native Jamaica. He was 62.
The party ain't over till it is over, or, better still, it ain't over till the National Theater Concert Hall's temperature reaches the boiling point when jazz great Gonzalo Rubalcaba peforms in a Saturday, Sept. 14 concert.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Music lovers in eastern Taiwan can look forward to a strong lineup of original music shows when the 2013 Orig Sound Music Festival kicks off in Hualien on Sept. 14.