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Buddy Guy: 'I Worry About The Future Of Blues Music'  |   

Buddy Guy is the blues, and he's our connection to a genre that's embedded in the history of America. But it's a sound the guitarist fears is fading.

Terri Lyne Carrington Makes A Musical 'Mosaic,' With A Focus On Women  |   

The drummer, composer and bandleader's latest album, The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul, is part of her ongoing effort to showcase women in jazz.

Colombia's La Momposina Sings A Tangled Social History  |   

On this week's Alt Latino, we spend time with an album from Colombian singer Totó la Momposina. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Felix Contreras about Tambolero.

Luther Campbell Of 2 Live Crew On Fame, Obscenity And Community  |   

Before joining the notoriously shocking rap crew, Campbell was a party-rocking DJ in Miami. Even then, he knew that being aggressively different could lead to success.

A (Very) Young Jazz Pianist Takes Giant Steps Towards Musical Mastery   |   

In the midst of releasing his debut album and playing the Newport Jazz Festival, 12-year-old piano prodigy Joey Alexander is staying centered.