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Stairwell Session featuring Cyril Barrett

Hear music from an Arizona troubador who likes his songs to tell stories - about both the good days and the bad

Jan 17, 2014

Borrowed Time - A Musical Journey

Find out why successful film composer Brad Fiedel decided to leave Hollywood behind in a quest to rekindle his artistic inspiration.

Dec 13, 2013
Nancy McCallion & Danny Krieger

Stairwell Session Featuring Nancy McCallion

Local songwriter digs deep into her own experience to create music that blends traditions

Dec 6, 2013

Noel Paul Stookey

Best known as the tallest member of folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Noel Paul reflects on fifty years of music and memories

Nov 7, 2013
Howe Gelb, recorded under the stairs at Arizona Public Media

Stairwell Session featuring Howe Gelb

Hear a new solo performance and an interview that reveals Gelb's conversation to be as unpredictable as his music

Oct 17, 2013
Jazz drummer Joe LaBarbera in his natural environment

"I'm just happy when people are listening."

Drummer Joe LaBarbera has enjoyed a more than 50 year career playing the music that he loves - jazz

Oct 10, 2013
Singer, dancer, and composer Solvei McKenna

The World Beat of Solvei

Learn how a singer, dancer and composer from Norway began a musical love affair with the American Southwest

Sep 13, 2013
Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

From matters of the heart to global issues and political change, Etheridge sings loud and strong about the things she cares most about

Sep 6, 2013
Singer / songwriter / musician Joe Peña performs in the AZPM stairwell

Stairwell Session featuring Joe Peña

The Greyhound Soul frontman sings some new songs, recorded in an unusual place

Aug 22, 2013
The Portland Cello Project

The Portland Cello Project

Have you ever wondered what multiple cellos and an alternative folk trio performing the music of pop composer Beck would sound like?

Jan 31, 2013
Indigo Girls Amy Ray (l) and Emily Saliers (r)

Indigo Girls Meet The Tucson Symphony

Singer, songwriter, and musician Emily Saliers discusses Indigo Girls' new symphonic tour, and what it takes to re-imagine their music with an orchestral backing

Jan 17, 2013
Guitar expert Andy Babiuk helps Elyse Luray determine whether this guitar is the famed guitar Bob Dylan plugged in at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.

The Search for Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar

Has one of the most famous instruments in rock & roll history been re-discovered almost 47 years after its controversial debut at the Newport Folk Festival?

Jul 20, 2012
A 12-year old Richard Glazier meets his hero, Ira Gershwin, at Gershwin's Beverly Hills home on April 2nd, 1975

From Ragtime to Romance

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

Jun 14, 2012
Roll Acosta is (L to R) Jacob Acosta, Andre Gressieux, and Kevin Frederick

Roll Acosta

Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Jun 7, 2012
Actress, singer, and producer Lucie Arnaz

Lucie Arnaz

She grew up in the spotlight as the daughter of two of America's most famous entertainers, and now Lucie Arnaz is celebrating her Latin roots with a pair of concerts in Tucson.

Feb 24, 2012
Comedian (and occasional country & western entertainer) Neil Hamburger in Tucson

The Strange World of Neil Hamburger

"America's $1 Funnyman" will appear with many other progressive comedy talents at a benefit for the Humane Society on Saturday, December 14th.

Dec 9, 2011

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