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Articles with keyword "Music"

illustration of two girls sitting at piano, playing it


What Is Music?

An ethnomusicologist says he is not sure.


Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Annegret Fauser


Impertinent Questions with Annegret Fauser

How music was used and appreciated during World War II.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.


The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.


How a Tradition Begins

Nashville becomes Literary City, U.S.A. for the tenth annual Southern Festival of Books.


Jazz Tells its Story on Film

A Denver festival blends visual and musical media.

B.B King


B. B. King on the Blues

Blues legend B.B. King talks about his life, career, the meaning of the blues, and of course, his guitar Lucille.


The Reach of African Music

Three Los Angeles museums explore the complexities of music as it moves from one continent to another.


Melodic Invention

Fats Waller's flair for pipe-organ and piano solos showcases his skill not only as a vocalist but as a composer.


Jazz--An American Elixir

A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.