NPR Music’s 26 Favorite Albums Of 2021 (So Far) : NPR

Here we are halfway through 2021, this year of stepping back across the threshold into the world. And what are we carrying with us as we emerge? Below, you’ll find…

The Top 6 Albums Out On July 2 : All Songs Considered : NPR

Chicago rapper G Herbo’s latest album, 25, is one of NPR Music’s picks for the best releases out on July 2. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy…

Jimmy’s On Congress opening soon Portsmouth NH, jazz and blues club

PORTSMOUTH — The City Council approved a 20-year parking agreement with the owners of the soon-to-be opened Jimmy’s On Congress, intended to make it easier to operate the jazz and…

Joni Mitchell’s Masterpiece At 50 : NPR

Joni Mitchell’s Blue, which turns 50 years old on Tuesday, is an inquiry into personal storytelling, a document of the process of sharing heartache that changes every time someone hears…

John Goldsby: “It’s expected nowadays that you know how to play Brazilian music, or funk, or hip-hop, or metal. A lot of younger bass players can do it all“

Bassist, bandleader, composer, teacher, clinician, and author John Goldsby is a dream interviewee, and not just because he’s an interesting guy with a wealth of experience. A journalist to the core,…

Bill Cosby eyeing return to comedy after prison release, spokesman says: ‘He wants to return to the stage’

Bill Cosby is hoping to get back into the comedy industry after he was released from prison on Wednesday after serving two years of a three- to 10-year sentence. The…